Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo was a Republican politician who served as the fourth governor of New Mexico and a United States senator. He was the first Mexican-American and first Latino United States Senator. He was New Mexico's first Latino Senator and governor.
|Born:||Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo, December 7, 1859, Valle de Allende, Mexico|
|Died:||April 7, 1930, Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Political party:||Republican (1884–1895, 1911–1930), Democratic (1895–1911)|
|Education:||St. Michael's College (BA)|
|Preceded by:||Bronson M. Cutting|
|Succeeded by:||Bronson M. Cutting|
Republican politician who was the Governor of New Mexico from 1919 to 1921. He was notably the first US Senator of Mexican-American heritage to be elected to that office.
Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo Before Fame
He moved from Mexico to Arizona when he was 11 and studied theology at the St. Michael's College at Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory.
Achievement of Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo
He served as a US senator for only 6 months, serving the remainder of Senator Andrieus A. Jones' term after he died in office in 1928.
Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo Family Life
He was raised in a devoutly religious household.
Associations of Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo
His senatorship paved the way for Latino Senators like Marco Rubio.
Information related to Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo
- Hispanic and Latino American state governors of the United States
- Governors of New Mexico
- Santa Fe University of Art and Design alumni
- Hispanic and Latino American members of the United States Congress
- New Mexico Republicans
- Members of the New Mexico House of Representatives
- People of the American Old West
- New Mexico Democrats
- Mexican emigrants to the United States