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Governor Andrew W. Hockenhull Papers,

Identifier: 1959-103

Scope and Content

Collection consists of official papers of Governor Hockenhull. Includes correspondence with and reports from various state agencies concerning a broad range of issues such as labor, public lands, natural resource conservation, and mining, as well as materials relating to the Rio Grande Compact Commission, the Canadian River Commission, the Gallup Coal Strike of 1933, and extension of the Navajo Reservation. Also within the collection are many special reports from various New Deal programs in New Mexico, and correspondence with New Mexicos congressional delegation, including Senators Dennis Chavez, Bronson Cutting, and Carl Hatch.


  • 1933-1934

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Biographical Note:

Andrew W. Hockenhull was born in Missouri on January 16, 1877. He attended Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar, Missouri, received a bachelors degree from the University of Missouri in 1897, and studied law at the University of Texas. Hockenhull married Mame Drake of Bolivar, Missouri on November 20, 1901, and had three daughters. Hockenhull moved to New Mexico in 1908 and began practicing law in Clovis in 1909. He also served as assistant district attorney (1912-1916), and city attorney for six years. A Democrat, Hockenhull was elected Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico in 1930 and was re-elected 1932. He became Governor upon the death of Governor Seligman in September, 1933, and completed the term in 1934.


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Collection is organized into six series:
  1. I. Correspondence
  2. II. Appointments, proclamations, resignations
  3. III. Legislative papers
  4. IV. Reports to the Governor
  5. V. Special reports and issues
  6. VI. Pardons and penal papers


Contact Information

  1. New Mexico State Records Center and Archives
  2. Archives and Historical Services Division
  3. 1205 Camino Carlos Rey
  4. Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  5. Phone: 505-476-7908
  6. Fax: 505-476-7909
  7. Email:
  8. URL:
Inventory of the Governor Andrew W. Hockenhull Papers, 1933-1934
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe NM 87507
(505) 476-7948