S. A. Wiseman Colfax County, New Mexico

S. A. Wiseman, a contractor and builder of Raton, whose business activity has been a valued factor in the development and improvement of this city, was born in Indiana. February 24, 1859, and was reared to farm life in Kansas. He began contracting in Raton in 1891, in which year he first came to New Mexico, and has since remained in this city, doing a growing and profitable business as a stone and brick contractor. He is the owner of considerable real estate, developing the northwestern part of the city, where he has an addition. Through his efforts unsightly vacancies have been converted into fine residence property and he is recognized today as one of the leaders in his line of business activity in the county. Moreover, he is interested in public affairs to the extent of giving helpful co-operation to man)" movements, which have been of direct benefit to the town and county.

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

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