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Las Cruces, NM

CITY

Official Website:
http://www.las-cruces.org/

Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.lascruces.org/

Visitors Bureau:
http://www.lascrucescvb.org/

Population:
74267 (2000 census)

Founding Date:
1849 (platted)

County:
Dona Ana County

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
New Mexico State University
1888

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anwar al-Awlaki
Religion
22-Apr-1971 30-Sep-2011 Yemeni video cleric, AQAP
Jerry Apodaca
Politician
3-Oct-1934   Governor of New Mexico, 1975-79
Myrtle Potter
Business
1958   COO of Genentech, 2000-04

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pat Garrett
Government
5-Jun-1850 29-Feb-1908 Killed Billy the Kid
Clyde W. Tombaugh
Astronomer
4-Feb-1906 17-Jan-1997 Discovered Pluto



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