Antonio José Martínez

Politician, Deceased Person

1793 – 1867

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Who was Antonio José Martínez?

Father Antonio José Martínez was a New Mexican priest, educator, publisher, rancher, farmer, community leader, and politician. He lived through and influenced three distinct periods of New Mexico's history: the Spanish period, the Mexican period, and the American occupation and subsequent territorial period. Martínez appears as a character in Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop.

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Born
Jan 17, 1793
Abiquiú
Also known as
  • Antonio Jose Martinez
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • New Mexico
Died
Jul 27, 1867
Kit Carson Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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