Mr. Foreman Chaves County, New Mexico

For a number of years past Mr. Foreman has been prominently identified with the business interests of Roswell, and in this time has become recognized as one of its leading and useful citizens. He came from the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, to Roswell in 1899. In September of the same year he purchased the Hotel Richards, which he conducted for about two years, on the expiration of which period he rented the hotel and took up his abode a half mile east of the town, where he bought five acres of land, the purchase price being two hundred dollars an acre. During his residence here he has greatly improved his land and has erected thereon a nice residence. He returned to take charge of the hotel again January 1, 1906.

In April, 1904, he was elected a member of the school board of Roswell, the cause of education ever finding in him a firm friend, and he is numbered among the wealthy and influential citizens of Chaves 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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