Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Bursum, Holm Olai

Bursum, Holm Olai, a Senator from New Mexico; born at Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa, February 10, 1867; attended the public schools; moved to New Mexico in 1881; settled near Socorro, Socorro County, and engaged in stock raising; member of the Territorial senate in 1899 and 1900; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1904, 1908, and 1912; chairman of the Territorial central committee in 1905 and 1911; member of the State constitutional convention in 1910; member of the Republican National Committee 1920-1924; appointed, and subsequently elected, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Albert B. Fall and served from March 11, 1921, to March 3, 1925; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924; engaged in the newspaper business at Washington, D.C., and subsequently returned to Socorro, N. Mex., and resumed his former business pursuits.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Bursum, Holm Olai," 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.924 Original Sources, accessed August 8, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UZZXIHW8BKFA7D.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Bursum, Holm Olai." 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.924, Original Sources. 8 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UZZXIHW8BKFA7D.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Bursum, Holm Olai' 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.924. Original Sources, retrieved 8 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UZZXIHW8BKFA7D.