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Peter Wirth's Biography


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490 Old Santa Fe Trail, Room 119
Santa Fe, NM 87501

708 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Full Name:

Peter Wirth




Wife: Carol; 2 Children: Alex, Elena

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Stanford, CA

Home City:

Santa Fe, NM



JD, University of New Mexico School of Law, 1990

BA, Economics/Spanish, Stanford University, 1984

Majority Floor Leader, New Mexico State Senate, 2017-present

Senator, New Mexico State Senate, District 25, 2008-present

Candidate, New Mexico State Senate, District 25, 2020

Representative, New Mexico State House of Representatives, District 47, 2004-2008

Former Member, Conservation Committee, New Mexico State Senate

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, New Mexico State Senate

Lawyer/Mediator, Sawtell Wirth and Biedscheid, Professional Corporation, 2004-present

Lawyer, The Wirth Law Firm, 2000-2003

Lawyer, Panagakos and Wirth, Professional Corporation, 1995-2000

Lawyer, Catron, Catron and Sawtell, 1992-1994

Law Clerk, The Honorable Oliver Seth, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1990-1992

Member, Rotary International, 2000-present

Board Member/Chair, Santa Fe Children's Museum, 2000-2004

Board Member/President, Historic Santa Fe Foundation, 1991-1995, 1997-2003

Member, Leadership New Mexico, 2001-2002

Board Member, Saint Vincent Hospital Foundation, 1991-2000

Father's Name:

John Wirth

Father's Occupation:


Spouse's Occupation: