Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo

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Birthday
7, 1859
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Apr 7, 1930 (70)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
7, 1859
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Apr 7, 1930 (70)

About

Republican politician who was the Governor of New Mexico from 1919 to 1921. He was notably the first US Senator of Mexican-American heritage to be elected to that office.

Before Fame

He moved from Mexico to Arizona when he was 11 and studied theology at the St. Michael's College at Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory.

Trivia

He served as a US senator for only 6 months, serving the remainder of Senator Andrieus A. Jones' term after he died in office in 1928.

Family Life

He was raised in a devoutly religious household.

Associated With

His senatorship paved the way for Latino Senators like Marco Rubio.

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