Anastacio Medina Mora County, New Mexico

Anastacio Medina, of the firm of Ortega & Medina, Wagon Mound, Mora County, was born in Taos County, this Territory, April 15, 1872, son of Felipe and Doloritas (Martinez) Medina. He was reared at Coyote, in Mora County, to which place he was taken when three years old, and where his boyhood days were spent on a sheep ranch. Since 1894 he has lived in Wagon Mound, and since 1904 has been in partnership with F. S. Ortega. Previous to that he was associated with his brother and Patricio Sanchez.

Politically Mr. Medina has always affiliated with the Republican Party and has taken a commendable interest in public affairs. In the fall of 1892 he was elected county assessor of Mora County, for a term of two years, and served acceptably in that capacity. Mr. Medina married, in 1892, Miss Sara Montaya, a native of Coyote. Three daughters and one son have blessed their union, namely: Doloritas, Maclobia, Felipe and Adela.


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

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