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Miguel Antonio Otero
Birth: Jun. 21, 1829
Valencia
Valencia County
New Mexico, USA
Death: May 30, 1882
Las Vegas
San Miguel County
New Mexico, USA

First native New Mexican elected to Congress. A graduate of Pingree's College in New York, he studied law in St. Louis, Missouri and was admitted to the bar in 1851; practiced law in Albuquerque; then became a member of New Mexico Territorial House of Representatives from 1852 to 1854; in 1854 attorney general of New Mexico Territory; was a delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory from 1856 thru 1861; he was appointed by President Lincoln as secretary of the New Mexico Territory and Acting Governor from 1861 to 1862. Merchant and banker in the West after that. (bio by: Fred Beisser) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Josephine Blackwood Otero (1840 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Paige Blackwood Otero (1858 - ____)*
  Miguel Antonio Otero (1859 - 1944)*
  Gertrude Vincentia Otero (1865 - 1876)*
  Marie Josephine Otero O'Bryan (1868 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 7
GPS (lat/lon): 39.79286, -104.96158
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Fred Beisser
Record added: May 23, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8816288
Miguel Antonio Otero
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Miguel Antonio Otero
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