Elfego Baca was a lawman, lawyer, and politician.
1865 – Born 10th of February in Socorro, New Mexico.
1893-1896 – Returned to Socorro and was elected Socorro County Clerk.
– During his tenure as county clerk, Baca was admitted to the bar.
1896-1898 – Elected as Mayor of the city of Socorro.
1900-1901 – Became school superintendent for Socorro county.
1905 – Governor Otero appointed him district attorney for Socorro and Sierra counties.
1906 – Complied with a request to resign this position.
1919-1920 – Elected as a sheriff of Socorro county.
1945 – Baca died 27th of August in his bed.