Joseph Montoya

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Birthday
24, 1915
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Jun 8, 1978 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1915
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Jun 8, 1978 (62)

About

Politician and Democrat who represented New Mexico in the US Senate from 1964 to 1977. He was an important member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.

Before Fame

He started law school at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1934.

Trivia

He became the youngest member in the history of the House of Representatives in 1936 when he was just 21.

Family Life

His parents, Thomas and Frances Montoya, were Roman Catholic descendants of eighteenth-century Spanish settlers to New Mexico.

Associated With

He became Senator after Dennis Chavez died in office.