Larry Larrañaga

Larry Larrañaga REPRepublican

American politician

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Larry LarrañagaREPRepublican American politician
Age at Death1937-2018
Years of Experience
NMResidence (state)

Lorenzo Archibeque Larrañaga (December 31, 1937 – October 9, 2018) was a Republican member of the New Mexico House of Representatives, representing the 27th District since 1995. He served on the House Agriculture and Water Resources committee, Appropriations and Finance committee and Rules and Order of Business committee.He attended the University of New Mexico where he attained his masters and bachelor's degrees in engineering and civil engineering. He served in the United States Army. Larrañaga was the retired owner of a ranching company. He also worked as an engineer for the State of New Mexico in the highways department, also serving as Secretary of Highways in 1982. He was Deputy Chief Administrator for the City of Albuquerque from 1987 to 1988.He lived in Albuquerque and was married with two children. Larrañaga resigned from the House of Representatives and his re-election campaign on October 1, 2018 due to health problems (probable Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease), and died just over a week later on October 9, 2018.Lorenzo is a descendant of Cristoval Larrañaga, Military Surgeon.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of New Mexico
MS Engineering
University of New Mexico
BS Engineering
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
New Mexico State House of Representatives
1995 - 2018
Del Cuero Ranching
1978 - 2018
Bohannan-Huston, Incorporated
1989 - 2005
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
City of Albuquerque
1988 - 1989
Secretary of Highways
Highway Department, State of New Mexico
1982 - 1988
District Engineer
Highway Department, State of New Mexico
1980 - 1982
United States Army
1961 - 1963
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Board Member
Border Environment Cooperation Commission
2004 - 2008
Board Member
North American Development Bank
2004 - 2008
Board of Directors, Saint Joseph Health Foundation
2003 - 2008
Board Chair
Agricultural Leadership, New Mexico State University
2003 - 2006
Albuquerque Economic Forum
1990 - 2004
New Mexico Society of Professional Engineers
1970 - 2000
National Society of Professional Engineers
1970 - 2000
Advisory Board, University of New Mexico
1996 - Current
New Mexico Registration Board
1992 - 1995
Board of Registration for Engineering, State of New Mexico
1990 - 1994
Former Member
Institute of Transportation Engineers
Former Member
Transportation, Public Works & Capital Improvements Committee, New Mexico State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations & Finance Committee, New Mexico State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules & Order of Business Committee, New Mexico State House of Representatives