Socorro County NM

Biographical Sketch of Oscar Lyle McSpadden

(See Grant and Oolootsa)—Oscar Lyle McSpadden, born November 2, 1892 educated at Chelsea; married September 1920, Georgia Craig. Mr. McSpadden is engaged in stock raising for the firm of Milam & McSpadden near Magdalena New Mexico, where he has taken active part in the upbuilding of the community; he is a 32nd degree Mason and …

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Piros Tribe

The Piros Tribe, formerly significant Pueblo Indians in New Mexico, occupied two main divisions during the early 17th century: the Rio Grande valley and an area east of the Rio Grande. The establishment of missions among the Piros began in 1626. Despite their initial number of around 9,000, the Piros suffered severe harassment from the Apache, reducing their population significantly. Today, most Piros pueblos are extinct, with only a small number of Piros individuals known to survive. Their history reveals a struggle for survival in a harsh desert environment and amidst constant intertribal conflict.

Biography of Robert E. McFarland

Robert E. McFarland, late incumbent of the responsible position of attorney general of Idaho, by his faithful and capable discharge of duty won the highest commendation. Thoroughly versed in the principles of jurisprudence, he was well fitted to handle the intricate problems which presented themselves for solution, and his success affords the best evidence of …

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