Sara Misquez

 

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: former president of the Mescalero Apache Tribe in southern New Mexico who was appointed president of the tribe after the Tribal Council's May 1999 ouster of Paul Ortega, but who won the office in her own right in an August 1999 special election and served until losing the post to Mark Chino in 2003.

 

 

Cause of Death: Car accident

 

Born: September 6, 1945

 

Died: January 9, 2008

 

Location: Tularosa, New Mexico