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The story of Dawson is told in a pamphlet "The Dawson, New Mexico Story" by Father Stanley, September 1961. The following is an alphabetic list of people mentioned in the story. It is recommended that the pamphlet be checked out through your local library through the inter library loan program. To find the library closest to you that has this pamphlet you can search worldcat.org.
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G.O. Arnold, mine mamagerBeddow, mine inspector
E.R. Byers, manager Dawson Theatre
Walter Byers, tipple boss
Joseph Couturier, catholic priest
J.B. Dawson, homestead on Maxwell Land Grant
Ernest JDedman incorporator Dawson Fuel Co.
Mrs. Frank DiJulio
Emil Dominik, wrestler
Dr. James Douglass, Phelpps Dodge representative, later president
Ira Duckworth, manager Dawson Hotel
C.B. Eddy, owner of coal deposits in Carrizozo area
Charles D Eddy, incorporator Dawson Fuel Co.
Simpson Eddy, board of dirctors Dawson Fuel Co. and Dawson Railroad Co.
J.H.Franklin, manager Southhwestern Mercantile Co.
JohnFrederick subscriber Dawson Fuel Co.
G. Gollbach, Catholic priest
Alexander SGreig incorporator Dawson Fuel Co.
PaulHally, Catholic priest
Benjamin SHarmon, incorporator Dawson Fuel Co.
W.F.Huston, school superintendent
Andrius A Jones, Dawson's lawyer
Lucien B. Maxwell, obtained land called the Maxwell Land Grant
George Murdock, Dawson Amusement Hall
Thomas O'Neill, bartender and cowboy, shooting
H. K.Pangburn, physician
George T Peart, postmaster and mine superintendent
Pels, agent for Maxwell Land Grant Co.
HenryPfaff, liquor and cigar merchant
J.W. Raynolds, Territorial Secretary of New Mexico
G.E. Richards, wrestler
Francis H Ross subscriber Dawson Fuel Co.
J.P. Ryan, Catholic priest
Miguel Salazar, miner
J.E. Sheridan, federal mine inspector
Harvey Shiels, episcopalian minister
Clarence D Simpson, incorporator Dawson Fuel Co.
Kid Solomon, fighter
Charles Springer, bought ranching land from Dawson
Mary Chase Springer, bought ranching land from Dawson
A.J. Taillon, Catholic priest
Peter Thompson , board of dirctors Dawson Fuel Co. and Dawson Railroad Co.
W. P. Thompson, coal mine manager
Frank Vance, deputy sheriff
Thomas B Watkins , board of dirctors Dawson Fuel Co. and Dawson Railroad Co.
B.H. Williams, board of dirctors Dawson Fuel Co. and Dawson Railroad Co.
Lizzie Zeller, shooting