J. V. Conway Santa Fé County, New Mexico

J. V. Conway, proprietor of the Normandie Hotel at Santa Fé, was born on the Cimarron, in Colfax County, New Mexico, in 1872. He was educated at St. Michael's College, at Santa Fé, and after pursuing a business course joined his father in the restaurant business, conducting the Bon Ton on San Francisco Street in Santa Fé. The father died in 1898 and J. V. Conway continued as proprietor of the restaurant until July, 1905, when he purchased the Normandie, which he has since conducted. He is an enterprising business man and has been a factor in progressive citizenship. For four years he served as county superintendent of schools.

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

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