Charles Edwin Newcomer Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Charles Edwin Newcomer, deputy United States marshal of New Mexico, residing at Albuquerque, has been a resident of the Territory since 1890. He was born in Mount Morris, Illinois, and spent the years from 1878 until 1890 in Pueblo. Colorado, where he served as county assessor and deputy sheriff. After his removal to Albuquerque he became a clerk in the office of the probate clerk and assessor, acting in that capacity for about five years, or until 1895, when he was made under sheriff and chief office deputy under Sheriff Thomas S. Hubbell, serving until August 31, 1905. He was then appointed deputy marshal on the 1st of April, 1906, and is filling this position at the present writing. In politics he has always been an unfaltering Republican, with firm faith in the principles of the party and their ultimate triumph. He is also a prominent Mason, belonging to the lodge, chapter, commandery and shrine, and he is a charter member of the Elks at Albuquerque. His official record has been characterized by unfaltering fidelity to duty.

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

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