The past 100 years, May 12, 2019

May 12, 2019

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

May 12, 1919: Santa Fe Trail To Lamy Will Be Put In Permanent Shape.

May 12, 1969: Building activity in Santa Fe during April showed an increase of nearly $2 million over figures for April 1969.

City Building Inspector Mel Hagman said his office issued 87 building permits valued at $2,175,029.

May 12, 1994: A Wisconsin high school principal known for his skills at organization and change was selected Wednesday as the next principal of Santa Fe High School.

Aaron J. Trummer, 41, was the first choice of a selection committee composed of Santa Fe High School teachers, students and parents who considered four finalists, one from New Mexico.

May 12, 1994: Amos Melendez, superintendent of Santa Fe Public Schools, announced he will resign by Jan. 31 — ending a 24-year career in public education.

Melendez, 58, submitted his letter of resignation to the district school board Wednesday. He has been superintendent since December 1990.