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Washington Ellsworth Lindsey
Birth: Dec. 20, 1862
Belmont County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1926
Portales
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA

Governor of New Mexico. He was admitted to the bar in 1891 and practiced law in Chicago before moving to Portales, New Mexico in 1901. From 1903 to 1905, he served as a United States Commissioner and County Clerk of Roosevelt County. He was Assistant District Attorney Roosevelt County, 1905 to 1909, Mayor of Portales 1909 and 1910, and a member of the State Constitutional Convention, 1910 to 1912. In 1916, he was elected Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico and assumed the office as the 3rd Governor of New Mexico in February 1917, after the death of Ezequiel C. De Baca. After leaving the governorship in 1919, he resumed his legal career and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Washington Lindsey (1825 - 1887)
  Mary Julia Ann Shipman Lindsey (1830 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  David Valentine Lindsay (1854 - 1929)*
  Washington Ellsworth Lindsey (1862 - 1926)
  Laura E Lindsey Wilkinson (1864 - 1938)*
  Alonzo Jacob Lindsey (1869 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Portales Cemetery
Portales
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: SEC C,ROW 10,PLOT 01
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
Record added: Jan 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10212306
Washington Ellsworth Lindsey
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Washington Ellsworth Lindsey
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Washington Ellsworth Lindsey
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