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LTC Candido Herrera, Jr
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Birth: May 16, 1923
Maxwell
Colfax County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Nov. 25, 2002

He was born in Maxwell the son of Candido & Celia (Lopez)Herrera. He had 52 years of Federal Service, that began in December, 1942 in the U.S. Army Air Corps. His military assingnments were in the Southwest Pacific & Far East. After his six years of active duty he transferred to the United States Air Force Reserve. He returned to his ranch & retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. In 1953 Candido was appointed rural mail carrier in Maxwell. His routes were consolidated under the Springer Post Office in 1975 where he retired in 2000. While a postal employee he received the 50 year pin of Federal Service, became a member of the National Safety Council Million Mile Club & received the Expert Driver Award. 
 
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 Parents:
  Candido Herrera (1891 - 1981)
  Celia Lopez Herrera (1898 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Lorenzo Herrera (1945 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emilio Herrera (____ - 1943)*
  Leandro Herrera (1915 - 1981)*
  Candido Herrera (1923 - 2002)
  David Herrera (1934 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
LT COL US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II
 
Note: Resided in Raton, NM
 
Burial:
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 23 0 72
 
Maintained by: L. Garcia
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 17, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17550416
LTC Candido Herrera, Jr
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 Added: Jul. 1, 2013

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Apr. 27, 2010
 
 
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