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OTERO, Mariano Sabino (1844-1904)

OTERO, MARIANO SABINO, (nephew of Miguel Antonio Otero), a Delegate from the Territory of New Mexico; born in Peralta, Valencia County, N.Mex., August 29, 1844; attended private and parochial schools and St. Louis University, Missouri; engaged in commercial pursuits and stock raising, and subsequently became a banker; probate judge of Bernalillo County 1871-1879; nominated by the Democratic State convention as a candidate for Delegate to the Forty-fourth Congress, but declined; elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1879-March 3, 1881); declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1880; engaged in his former business pursuits; commissioner of Bernalillo County 1884-1886; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1888 to the Fifty-first Congress and in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; moved to Albuquerque, N.Mex., in 1889; interested in the manufacture of sulphur and engaged in banking; died in Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.Mex., February 1, 1904; interment in Santa Barbara Cemetery.

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
Santa Fe, NM
Papers: In the Governor L. Bradford Prince papers, 1889-1893, 46.5 linear feet.
Otero included among correspondents.

University of New Mexico
Center for Southwest Research
Albuquerque, NM
Papers: In the Charles Lanman correspondence, 1860-1868, 1 folder.
Correspondents include Otero.

  • "Mariano Sabino Otero" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.