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LTC Candido Herrera, Jr

LTC Candido Herrera, Jr

Birth
Maxwell, Colfax County, New Mexico, USA
Death 25 Nov 2002 (aged 79)
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot 23 0 72
Memorial ID 17550416 · View Source
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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) .