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Dwight A. Ohlinger papers

Identifier: Ms-0096

Scope and Contents

Besides a few newspaper clippings, an official roster of Convention delegates and some unused convention stationery, Ohlinger's papers include Case Reports, Convention Highlights and proposals, and a Workbook of Selected Constitutions. A photograph of Constitutional Convention delegates has been separated from the collection and placed in the photograph file. Some of the unused stationery has also been removed, as were three playing cards (all jokers!) that were used as bookmarks in the Workbook of Selected Constitutions.


  • 1969

Conditions Governing Access

This material may be examined by researchers under supervised conditions in the Research Room.

Conditions Governing Use

Open. All materials in this collection are available for research under supervised conditions in the Research Room.

Biographical / Historical

Dwight A. Ohlinger was born on September 26. 1920. Although his primary occupation has been as insurance agent, Ohlinger has also been a New Mexico realtor and served as mayor of the City of Alamogordo. In 1969, Ohlinger was elected to serve as the delegate from Otero District 2 to the 1969 Constitutional Convention. Among Ohlinger's other activities are serving as President of the Board of Regents for the New Mexico School for the Visually Handicapped and being active in the Lions Club, the Boy Scouts and the Air Force Association. Ohlinger is married and has three children.


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Language of Materials



Delegate to the New Mexico Constitutional Convention of 1969.

Related Materials

Papers of David H. Townsend, Delegate to the New Mexico Constitutional Convention of 1969. Ms 0095. New Mexico State University Library, Archives and Special Collections Department.
Guide to the Dwight A. Ohlinger papers
Processed by Merlene Dibert
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Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State University Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

Branson Hall
PO Box 30006
MSC 3475
Las Cruces New Mexico 88003 USA