LTC Candido Herrera, Jr

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LTC Candido Herrera, Jr

  • Birth 16 May 1923 Maxwell, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA
  • Death 25 Nov 2002
  • Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
  • Plot 23 0 72
  • Memorial ID 17550416

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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LT COL US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details Resided in Raton, NM

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  • Maintained by: L. Garcia
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 17 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17550416
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTC Candido Herrera, Jr (16 May 1923–25 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17550416, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by L. Garcia (contributor 46998794) .