J. S. Candelario Santa Fé County, New Mexico

J. S. Candelario, a prominent curio dealer of Santa Fé, was born in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, in 1864. His father, J. A. Candelario, came from Spain and became connected with the curio business in 1869, since which time the enterprise has been conducted with constantly growing success, the same being one of the representative establishments of this class in the southwest. J. S. Candelario has served as public officer several times on the Democratic ticket. He is also a past chancellor of the Knights of Pythias lodge and a past noble grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. 'Mr. Candelario has taken an active interest in promoting the growth of the city and Territory, and is a successful merchant and proprietor of the original old curio store at Santa Fé.

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

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