Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Montoya, Nestor

Montoya, Nestor, a Representative from New Mexico; born in Old Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N. Mex., April 14, 1862; attended the common schools, and was graduated from St. Michael’s College, Santa Fe, N. Mex., in 1881; began newspaper work in 1889; owned and edited the Spanish paper called "La Bandera Americana" (The American Flag); member of the Territorial house of representatives 1892-1903 and served as speaker in the latter year; member of the Territorial senate in 1905 and 1906; president of the State press association 1908-1923; delegate to the convention that drafted and adopted the State constitution of New Mexico in 1910; regent of the University of New Mexico 1916-1919; member of the Council of National Defense 1917-1919; chairman of the Bernalillo County draft board during the first World War; clerk of Bernalillo County in 1919 and 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress and served from March 4, 1921, until his death in Washington, D.C., January 13, 1923; interment in Santa Barbara Cemetery, Albuquerque, N. Mex.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Montoya, Nestor," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1578 Original Sources, accessed September 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLX4BTL4YTX6K1Y.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Montoya, Nestor." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1578, Original Sources. 23 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLX4BTL4YTX6K1Y.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Montoya, Nestor' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1578. Original Sources, retrieved 23 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DLX4BTL4YTX6K1Y.