Edmund C. Abbott
Colonel, United States Army
of Seymour Paul, August 2005:
Edmund C. Abbott graduated from Kansas State Agricultural College in 1893. Also an attorney, he was admitted to the Bar September 4, 1894 at Garden City, Kansas, and practiced several years in Trinidad, Colorado and later in Taos County where he had moved in 1897.
He served as a Representative in the House
of the 34th Legislative Assembly, and was appointed district attorney for
the First Judicial District by Governor Otero in 1901, serving five terms,
under three governors. In 1908 he was appointed Assistant United States
Attorney for New Mexico. He was then elected as first Judge of the First
He served as Colonel of the First Infantry,
National Guard of New Mexico since 1909. In 1916 the National Guard was
Tombstone located in the Arlington National
Cemetery, Section 3, Grave 1722-A, just downhill from the loop on McKinley
Drive, southeast corner of the Cemetery.