Andrew W. Hockenhull

Andrew W. Hockenhull

Birth
Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, USA
Death 20 Jun 1974 (aged 97)
Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 12407001 · View Source
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New Mexico Governor. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1897, earned a law degree at the University of Texas, in 1904, was admitted to bar and established a legal career in Clovis, New Mexico. He served as the Clovis City Attorney, (1912-16) and was a member of the Lawyers Committee and the Council of Defense, during World War I. in 1931, he was elected as a Democratic the 8th Lieutenant New Mexico Governor serving until 1933. When Governor Arthur Seligman died in office in 1933, Hockenhull assumed the duties as the 10th New Mexico Governor, serving until 1935. After leaving office, he returned to practicing law, served as Postmaster of Clovis City in 1939 and engaged in farming until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 12407001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew W. Hockenhull (16 Jan 1877–20 Jun 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12407001, citing Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery, Clovis, Curry County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .