Arthur Seligman Santa Fé County, New Mexico

Arthur Seligman, son of Bernard Seligman, was born in Santa Fé in 1871. On completing his education he engaged as bookkeeper for Seligman Brothers. The present firm was organized in 1903, and Arthur Seligman became secretary and treasurer. He has been secretary of the commission of irrigation, and is still a member of said commission. He was a member of the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition Commission, and was also a member of the St. Louis World's Fair Commission and its treasurer. For six years he has been a member and for two years chairman of the board of county commissioners, and has likewise been and is at present chairman of the Democratic county central committee. He was made a Mason in Montezuma Lodge, is secretary of the chapter, and has attained the Scottish rite degrees. He is also an Elk.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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