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Arthur Seligman

Born: Jun 14, 1871

Death: Sep 25, 1933

Birthplace: Santa Fe

Nationality: United States

Arthur Seligman

Date of Birth : Jun 14, 1871
Date of Death : Sep 25, 1933
Birth Place : Santa Fe

Arthur Seligman was an American businessman and politician. Seligman was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory, the son of Bernard and Frances Seligman. In 1887, Seligman graduated from the Swarthmore College Preparatory School in Pennsylvania, and from Pierce's College of Business in Philadelphia in 1889. He married Frankie E. Harris of Cleveland, Ohio, on July 4, 1896. Seligman entered the mercantile business in Santa Fe. He held the following corporation positions: President of Seligman Bros., 1903–1926; President of La Fonda Building Corp., 1920–1926; President of the First National Bank, 1924; Director of Northern New Mexico Loan Association. A Democrat, he also held numerous public offices including: Mayor of Santa Fe; member of the Board of Equalization of New Mexico; Chairman of Santa Fe County Commission; member of board of Irrigation Commission; President of Educational Service Commission; Chairman of Democratic County Central Committee for six years; chairman of City Control Committee for eight years; Chairman of Territorial Democratic Committee; Chairman of Democratic State Committee; delegate to Democratic National Committee;


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