William R. Forbes Bernalillo County, New Mexico

William R. Forbes, chief deputy United States marshal, and a resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was born in Portage, Wisconsin, and came to the Territory from Chicago, where he had been engaged in the livery business. The year of his arrival was 1896, and for three years he was in the employ of the Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, and for one year with the Alamogordo Lumber Company. In 1902 he was appointed deputy under United States Marshal Foraker, and still continues in that office. He was made a Mason in Fort Winnebago Lodge, No. 33, A. F. & A. M., at Portage, Wisconsin, in 1886, is a member of Fort Winnebago chapter and commandery, and of Ballut Abyad Temple of the Mystic Shrine, at Albuquerque.

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

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