Robert H. Boulware Grant County, New Mexico

Robert H. Boulware, a commission man of Silver City, New Mexico, who is also engaged in the liven' business, was born in Bowling Green, Virginia, and from the age of nineteen years has been in the west, identified with the great movement of progress and improvement which has led to the rapid and substantial up-building of this section of the country. In 1885 he located in Fairview, New Mexico, and for six years was there engaged in raising and dealing in horses and cattle. In 1891 he made his way to Link Bar zinc ranch on Diamond creek, where he spent four years as foreman, and he was also foreman for four years on the ranch of Black Canyon. Removing to Silver City he established a livery barn, which he has since conducted, and he is also interested in the commission business, buying and selling horses, cattle and ranches. He is a man of executive force and enterprise, improving each opportunity as it arises, and has made a creditable record as a successful business man. He is also interested in mining, having invested in different properties.

Mr. Boulware was married June 14, 1905, to Miss Blanch Casey. He is a member of Silver City Lodge No. 8, A. F. & A. M., and has attained the Knight Templar degree of Masonry. He likewise belongs to Silver City Lodge No. 14, B. P. O. E., and to Silver City Lodge, A. O. U. W. He served as deputy sheriff of Sierra County for four years and has had many experiences with the Indians, especially while living at Fairview, so that he became a participant in events which form the history of the most picturesque epoch in the development of the southwest.

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

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