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Encyclopedia > List of people from New Mexico

The list of people from New Mexico includes notable people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in New Mexico. Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Largest metro area Albuquerque metropolitan area Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ...

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Athletics

Ross Anderson is a Native American speed skier. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Speed skiing is the sport of skiing downhill in a straight line as fast as possible. ... Henry Randall Baskett III (born September 4, 1982 in Clovis, New Mexico) is an American football wide receiver for the NFLs Philadelphia Eagles. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... NFL redirects here. ... // Notah Begay III (born September 14, 1972) is an American golfer. ... Brenda Burnside (born March 2, 1963 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is a former womens boxing journeywoman. Despite being given such title by boxing fans and critics (a journeyman or woman in boxing is someone who takes fights, usually on short period, and loses to other fighters), she was well... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... Jackie Chavez (born June 1, 1983) is a female boxer from Las Cruces, New Mexico. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Doug Eddings Douglas Eddings (born September 14, 1968 in Las Cruces, New Mexico) is an umpire in Major League Baseball. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... The 2005 American League Championship Series (ALCS), the second round of the 2005 American League playoffs, matched the Central Division champion Chicago White Sox against the Western Division champion Los Angeles Angels. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... James H. Jack Gardner (b. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the sport. ... In sports, a coach or manager is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of an athletic team or of individual athletes. ... Frank Goodish (June 18, 1946 - July 17, 1988) was a professional wrestler who garnered his greatest fame under the name Bruiser Brody. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... For the video game, see Pro Wrestling (video game). ... Fred Girard Haney (April 25, 1898 - November 9, 1977) was an American third baseman, manager, [[coach {baseball)|coach]] and executive in Major League Baseball. ... Ralph McPherran Kiner (born October 27, 1922) is an American former Major League Baseball player and current announcer. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... Nancy Lopez (born January 6, 1957 in Torrance, California) is one of the most accomplished women in the history of professional womens golf. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... The World Golf Hall of Fame is located in St. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Steven Ontiveros (born March 5, 1961 Tularosa, New Mexico - ) was a pitcher with a 10 year career from 1985-1990, 1993-1995 and 2000. ... This article is about the mixed martial artist. ... This article covers the organization itself. ... Mike E. Smith (born August 10, 1965 in Roswell, New Mexico) is an American jockey who has been one of the leading riders in U.S. thoroughbred racing since the early 1990s. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame was founded in 1950 in Saratoga Springs, New York, to honor the achievements of American thoroughbred race horses, jockeys, and trainers. ... The racecourse in Chester. ... Vernon Decatur Stephens (October 23, 1920 - November 3, 1968) was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played 15 seasons in the American League for four different teams. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Lee Tapia (born [[1967-02-13]in Albuquerque, NM) is a five-time world boxing champion. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Alfred Unser (born May 29, 1939 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is a former U.S. automobile racer. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... Alfred Unser, Jr. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert William Bobby Unser (born February 20, 1934 in Colorado Springs, Colorado) was a U.S. automobile racer. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Keith Urlacher (born May 25, 1978) is an American football player for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... NFL redirects here. ...

Business

Jeffrey Preston Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder, president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board of Amazon. ... Conrad Nicholson Hilton, Sr. ... Year 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Hotelier is a South Korean drama broadcast by MBC in 2001. ... The Hilton Hotel chain is owned by Hilton Hotels Corporation and is based in Beverly Hills, California. ...

Crime

For other uses, see Billy the Kid (disambiguation). ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other senses of this word, see outlaw (disambiguation). ... Jose Chavez y Chavez (1851-1924) was a cowboy from New Mexico. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... For other uses, see Cowboy (disambiguation). ... Colorado DOC Photo of Duran Francisco Martin Duran (born September 8, 1968 in Albuquerque, New Mexico) is best known for his actions of 29 October 1994 when he fired 29 rounds from a rifle at the White House. ... Jack Ruby murdered the assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, in a very public manner. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ...

Government

Toney Anaya (born April 29, 1941), served as Governor of New Mexico from 1983 to 1987. ... Clinton Presba Anderson (October 23, 1895–November 11, 1975), was an American Democratic politician who served as a U.S. Congressman from New Mexico (1941-1945), as United States Secretary of Agriculture (1945_1948), and as a U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1949-1973) This article incorporates facts obtained from... Elfego Baca (February 10, 1865–August 27, 1945) was a legendary lawman, lawyer, and politician in the closing days of the American wild west. ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jesse Francis Jeff Bingaman Jr. ... All states are invited to contribute two statues for display in the Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. ... Bronson Murray Cutting (June 23, 1888–May 6, 1935) was a United States Senator from New Mexico, publisher and military attaché. Bronson Cutting was born in Oakdale, Long Island, New York on June 23, 1888. ... Pietro Pete Vichi Domenici (born May 7, 1932) is a powerful Republican United States senator from New Mexico. ... Patrick Pat Floyd Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 28, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Joseph Manuel Montoya (September 24, 1915 – June 8, 1978) was a Democratic U.S. Senator for the State of New Mexico from 1964 until 1977. ... For other persons named William Richardson, see William Richardson (disambiguation). ... This article is about the governmental body. ... For other uses, see Ambassador (disambiguation). ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...

Native Americans

For other uses, see Cochise (disambiguation). ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... Year 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Chiricahua - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... For other uses, see Geronimo (disambiguation). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Victorio. ... Year 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Annie Dodge Wauneka (1910 - 1997) was an influential member of the Navajo Tribe of Native Americans. ... Year 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... The Navajo people (or Diné) of the Southwestern United States are currently the largest Native American tribe in North America, with an estimated tribal population of 300,000. ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other award which is considered its equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal, which is bestowed by an...

Popular culture

Art, literature, and journalism

Rudolfo A. Anaya was born in Pastura, New Mexico on October 30, 1937. ... Reverend Fr. ... This article is about the conservative activist and former unionist. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... Rudolph Carl Gorman (July 26, 1931 - November 3, 2005) was a Native American artist of the Navajo nation. ... Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (born 1940 in Nice) is a French author. ... Tony Hillerman (born May 27, 1925) is an award-winning American author of detective novels and non-fiction works. ... For other uses, see Journalist (disambiguation). ... Peter Hurd, February 22, 1904 - July 9, 1984, was an American artist, born Harold Hurd, Jr. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of activities to do with creating art, practicing the arts and/or demonstrating an art. ... Agnes Martin (March 22, 1912 – December 16, 2004) was a Canadian-American painter, often referred to as a minimalist; Martin considered herself an abstract expressionist. ... William Henry Bill Mauldin (October 29, 1921 – January 22, 2003) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the United States. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... An editorial cartoonist, also known as a political cartoonist, is an artist who draws cartoons that contain some level of political or social commentary. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jan. ... Howard Morgan (19?? - ) is a retired weather forecaster for Albuquerque, New Mexico television station KOAT-TV, Holdrege, Nebraska station KHOL-TV, and other stations in Kansas and Utah. ... Dan Namingha (born in 1950) is an important Native American painter and sculptor. ... Bruce Nauman (born December 6, 1941, in Fort Wayne, Indiana) is a contemporary American artist. ... Georgia Tottoeanocomita OKeeffe (November 15, 1887—March 6, 1986) was an American artist. ... Year 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Keep Adding is an artist group formed in the year 2001. ... Ernie Pyle on board the U.S.S. Cabot. ... Ğ: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... Linda Wertheimer is a radio journalist for National Public Radio (NPR). ...

Film and theater

Promotional photo for actor Bruce Cabot Bruce Cabot (April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972) was an American film actor. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... Daniel Ronald Ronny Cox (born July 23, 1938) is an American character actor, singer/songwriter, and guitarist. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... hello i am godWilliam Denby Bill Hanna (July 14, 1910 – March 22, 2001) was an American animator, director, producer, cartoon artist, and co-founder, together with Joseph Barbera, of Hanna-Barbera. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... An animator is an artist who creates multiple images called frames that form an illusion of movement called animation when rapidly displayed. ... A television director is usually responsible for directing the actors and other taped aspects of a television production. ... The primary role of a television producer is to coordinate and control all aspects of production, ranging from show idea development and cast hiring to shoot supervision and fact-checking. ... A cartoonist at work. ... Joseph Roland Joe Barbera (March 24, 1911 – December 18, 2006) was an American animator, cartoon artist, storyboard artist, director, producer, and co-founder, together with William Hanna, of Hanna-Barbera. ... Cartoon Network Studios, formerly known as Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc. ... Neil Patrick Harris (born June 15, 1973) is an Emmy-nominated American actor. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Michael Craig Judge (born 17 October 1962 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an American animator, actor, voice actor, writer, director, and producer, best-known as the creator and star of the hit animated television series Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... An animator is an artist who creates multiple images called frames that form an illusion of movement called animation when rapidly displayed. ... A film producer creates the conditions for making movies. ... Val Edward Kilmer[1] (born December 31, 1959) is an American actor. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Demi Kutcher (born Demetria Gene Guynes on November 11, 1962) is an American actress. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... Freddie Prinze, Jr. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kim Stanley photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1961 Kim Stanley (February 11, 1925 – August 20, 2001) was an American actress. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Milton French Stewart (born on February 20, 1964) is a American actor, best known for his role as Harry Solomon on the 1990s sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ...

Music

Beirut is the name of 20-year-old Santa Fe native Zach Condons one man band. ... John Denver (December 31, 1943 â€“ October 12, 1997), born Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... Amelia Maciszewski playing a sitar Amelia (Amie) Maciszewski (b. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Diagram of some sitar parts. ... Michael Martin Murphey Michael Martin Murphey (born March 13, 1945 in Dallas, Texas) is a successful American country singer/songwriter whose biggest hit was Wildfire in 1975, produced by Bob Johnston. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Norman Petty (May 25, 1927 - August 15, 1984) was an American musician, songwriter, and pioneer record producer who helped shape modern pop music. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... James Tenney (August 10, 1934 in Silver City, NM) is an American composer and influential music theorist. ... Alvin Nathaniel Joiner (born September 18, 1974) better known by his stage name Xzibit, is an American rapper, actor, and television personality, who was born in Detroit, Michigan and was raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico by his father and stepmother. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Rapping is one of the elements of hip hop and the distinguishing feature of hip hop music; it is a form of rhyming lyrics spoken rhythmically over musical instruments, with a musical backdrop of sampling, scratching and mixing by DJs. ... NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw A news presenter is, broadly speaking, a person that presents a news show on television or radio. ...

Science and technology

Edward Uhler Condon (March 2, 1902 – March 26, 1974) was a distinguished nuclear physicist, a pioneer in quantum mechanics, a participant in the development of radar and nuclear weapons in World War II, research director of Corning Glass, director of the National Bureau of Standards, and president of the American... Year 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Nuclear physics is the branch of physics concerned with the nucleus of the atom. ... Sidney McNeill Sid Gutierrez (Colonel, USAF, Ret. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Astronaut (disambiguation). ... Dr. Harrison Hagan Jack Schmitt (born July 3, 1935) is a geologist, astronaut and former U.S. senator. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... The Geologist by Carl Spitzweg A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology, studying the physical structure and processes of the Earth and planets of the solar system (see planetary geology). ... Type Upper House President of the Senate Richard B. Cheney, R since January 20, 2001 President pro tempore Robert C. Byrd, D since January 4, 2007 Members 100 Political groups Democratic Party Republican Party Last elections November 7, 2006 Meeting place Senate Chamber United States Capitol Washington, DC United States... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Largest metro area Albuquerque metropolitan area Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... Mark Spencer at the 2006 OReilly Emerging Telephony Conference. ... An image of Clyde Tombaugh Clyde William Tombaugh (February 4, 1906 – January 17, 1997) was an American astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet Pluto in 1930. ... For other persons named Bill Gates, see Bill Gates (disambiguation). ...

Other

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ALASKA A list of notable people who were either born in Alaska or lived there for a substantial amount of time: Chad Bentz (Cincinatti Reds pitcher) Elliott Besh Anastasia Blue (pornographic actress) Annalee Blysse (romance novelist) Carlos Boozer (Utah Jazz basketball player) Martin Buser (sled dog racer) Susan Butcher (sled... The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Arizona. ... List of people from Arkansas: // Adams, Joey Lauren (born 1971), actress Alexander, Katherine (1898–1981), actress Anderson, Bronco Billy (1880–1971), vaudeville actor Bentley, Wes (born 1978), actor Byrd-Nethery, Miriam (1929–2003), actress Davis, Gail, film actress, best known as Annie Oakley from the 1950s television series Davis, Daniel... This is a partial list of well-known people from California. ... Colorado is located in the central western United States, or the Mountain Region. This is a list of people from the state of Colorado, whether they lived, were born, or were raised there. ... The following is a list of notable people born, raised or resident in Connecticut, with place of birth or residence(when known): // Lauren Ambrose (New Haven) Ed Begley (Hartford) Richard Belzer (Bridgeport) Ernest Borgnine (Hamden) Jonathan Brandis (Danbury) Alex Breckenridge (Darien) Amy Brenneman (Glastonbury) Brooke Brodack (Putnam) Gary Burghoff (Bristol... List of famous people born in Delaware, with place of birth (when known): Politicians Joe Biden ((New Castle County) - United States Senator Caesar Rodney (Dover) - Statesman Categories: Lists of people by U.S. state | People from Delaware ... This List of people from Florida includes people who were born, raised or lived in the state of Florida for a significant part of their lives. ... Hawai`i has been home to many notable people that have become well-known beyond the shores of the islands. ... IDAHO A list of notable people who were either born in Idaho or lived there for a substantial amount of time. ... This is a list of people whose career was all or part in Illinois; people are not included if they left the state before beginning a career. ... This is a list of some famous people who were born or lived in Indiana. ... This is a list of famous people from Iowa. ... The following are people who were either born, raised, or have lived for a significant period of time in Kansas: // Kirstie Alley, (born 1951), actress, Wichita, Kansas. ... The following list contains persons of note who were born, raised, or spent significant portions of their lives in the U.S. state of Kentucky. ... People from the state of Louisiana who have achieved fame or note include: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Jamar Adcock (1917–1991) politician and banker... Maine The following is a list of prominent people who were born in the U.S. state of Maine, live in Maine, or for whom Maine is a significant part of their identity: Joan Benoit (b. ... The Great Seal of Maryland The Flag of Maryland The following are some notable people from the U.S. state of Maryland, listed by field of endeavor. ... This is a list of people from Massachusetts. ... // A list of notable people from the U.S. state of Michigan. ... This is a list of notable persons who were born or spent important time in the state of Minnesota. ... This is a list of famous and notable people who were born or lived in Mississippi. ... The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Missouri. ... Jeannette Rankin Ella Haskell Burton K. Wheeler Mike Mansfield James R. Browning William Roth Loren Acton William A. Clark F. Augustus Heinze Scot Schmidt Levi Leipheimer Kathlyn Williams David Lynch Brannon Braga Colin Meloy Killa C Victoria Paris Tera Patrick Henry Plummer Ted Kaczynski The following are people notable outside... The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Nebraska. ... This is a list of famous people from Nevada, USA. Andre Agassi, (1970-), professional tennis player Kathy Augustine, (1956-2006), Nevada State Controller from 1999 until her death Art Bell, (1945-), syndicated radio host Kurt Busch and Kyle Busch - NASCAR drivers Walter van Tilburg Clark - writer James E. Casey, (1888... The following are people who were either born, raised, or who gained significant prominence for living in New Hampshire: // Ernest Blood - native Matt Bonner - native Chris Carpenter - native Clint Edinger (Hockey) - native Carlton Fisk - native Bode Miller - native Tara Mounsey - native Chad Paronto - native Brian A. Rice (Hockey) - native Kevin... This is a list of some famous people from New Jersey: Benjamin Abbott, Methodist preacher who converted much of southern New Jersey to Methodism[1] Bud Abbott (1895–1974), straight man to Lou Costello (Asbury Park) Joseph Alexander Adams (1803-1880), born in New Germantown, noted engraver[1] Liam Aiken... People from the state of New York who have achieved fame or note include: // Public office Rudolph Giuliani (1944-), former Mayor of New York John Jay (1745-1829), first Chief Justice of the United States Millard Fillmore (1800-1874), 13th President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt (1883-1945... It has been suggested that List of famous North Carolinians be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of notable people from North Dakota. ... The following is a list of famous people born in Ohio and people who spent significant periods of their lives living in Ohio. ... 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New Mexico holds the distinction of being the state with the highest percentage of people who claim Hispanic ancestry, many of whom are descended from Spanish colonists.
In 1609, Pedro de Peralta, a later governor of the Province of New Mexico, established the settlement of Santa Fe at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2003, the population of New Mexico was 1,874,614.
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Use of the land and minerals of New Mexico goes back to the prehistoric time of the early cultures in the Southwest that long preceded the flourishing sedentary civilization of the Pueblos that the Spanish found along the Rio Grande and its tributaries.
As of 2005, New Mexico has an estimated population of 1,928,384, which is an increase of 25,378, or 1.3%, from the prior year and an increase of 109,338, or 6.0%, since the year 2000.
New Mexico is commonly thought to have Spanish as an official language alongside English, due to the widespread usage of Spanish in the state.
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