Celso Lopez Santa Fé County, New Mexico

Celso Lopez, county treasurer of Santa Fé, was born in the capital city in 1874 and was educated in St. Michael's College. In the years 1903 and 1904 he served as probate clerk and the succeeding two years was collector and treasurer of the county. He is now serving as a member of the city council for the second term and is recognized as a leader in Republican ranks. His father, Rafael Lopez, also a native of Santa Fé, represented one of the old Spanish families and was for many years engaged in business here, but died in 1901.

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

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