Monthly Speakers Program for the Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of NM (Rental)
April 7, 2018
The April 7, 2018, speaker is Robert Torrez and the title of his presentation is “Voices From the Past: The Comanche raid of 1776 & Other Tales of New Mexico.” The title of his presentation is taken from his recently published book by the same name. The book will be available after the meeting.
Robert J. Tórrez was born and raised in the northern New Mexico community of Los Ojos and received his undergraduate and graduate education at Highlands University in Las Vegas and the University of New Mexico. He served as the New Mexico State Historian from 1987 until his retirement in December 2000. In addition to his monthly column Voices From the Past on New Mexico history, he is the author of five books on various aspects of New Mexico history and has contributed chapters to more than twenty books and anthologies, including a recent textbook for use in New Mexico schools.