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pleted and furnished. This building cost $75,000,, and is one of the
finest in the state. Mr. McAlpine is a Democrat but has not taken an
active part in political life.



WILLIAM B. CRAMER, Chief Chemist Old Dominion Copper
Mining & Smelting Company, is the son of Burnett A. and Harriett
S. Cramer, of Ansonia, Connecticut, where he was born September b,
1880. Mr. Cramer completed his education at Yale University,
from which he was graduated in 1902, and was there appointed in-
structor in chemistry. He held this position during the succeeding
three years, and in the fall of 1905 came to Arizona. His first
position here was assistant chemist for the Copper Queen Company
at Douglas, and this has been followed successively by his being ap-
pointed chemist for the Shannon Copper Company, Clifton ; chemist
for the Arizona Commercial Copper Company, Globe, and his present
position as chief chemist for the Old Dominion Copper Company,
Globe. Mr. Cramer is a member of the Masonic Order and of
Globe Lodge, No. 489, B. P. O. E. Politically he was a Republi-
can until the campaign of 1912, at which time he joined the "Pro-
gressives," but has no personal interest in political affairs.



IVAN HARRY BARKCOLL, Superintendent of Mines of the Old
Dominion Copper Mining & Smelting Company, and the United
Globe mines of Globe, was born June 27th, 1876, at Gallatin, Daviess
County, Missouri. He came to Arizona in 1891, and since that
time has devoted his energies very nearly exclusively to the mining
industry, and has met with an exceptional degree of success in this
field, his services having been such as to merit advancement. After
some time working in Jerome for the Clark interests, Mr. Barkdoll
and his associates prospected and mined in Yavapai County until the
spring of 1896. From there Mr. Barkdoll went to Bisbee, w r here he
entered the employ of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Com-
pany as a miner, continuing in that capacity until 1901. Several
months of that year he was engaged in mining in Tuolumne County,



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California. In 1902 he re-entered the employ of the Copper Queen
Consolidated Mining Company as a miner, continuing this work until
he was promoted to the position of timberman. From this time his
promotion was continuous, and he has successively been shift boss and
foreman of several mines, and was then appointed assistant to the




Ivan Harry Barkdoll



mine superintendent. During the past year, on the resignation of
Mr. George Kingdon, Mr. Barkdoll was chosen his successor, and
was transferred to Globe to take his present position. Mr. Bark-
doll is a Democrat, and has taken considerable interest in the party.
Mr. Barkdoll is a member of several different branches of the Ma-
sonic order. He was married to Miss Blanche Wright at Bisbee in
March 1902, and they have one son, Ivan Harry, Jr. They now re-
side in Globe.



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X-'"-man Carmichael



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Alexander T. Thomson



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ALEXANDER T. THOMSON, General .Manager of the Detroit Cop-
per Mining Co. of Arizona, and Manager of the Morenci Southern
Railway Company, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1875. His
parents, Henry Torrence and Jessie Bryce Thomson, were prominent
in the social life of Scotland's capital. Mr. Thomson was educated
in Edinburgh Academy, after which he had four years experience in
a chartered accountant's office in his native city. He came to Arizona
in 1896, and started work as bookkeeper for the Arizona Copper Com-
pany. In 1900 he was appointed Cashier and Purchasing Agent for
the Arizona Copper Company and Treasurer of the Arizona & New
Mexico Railway Company, and in 1910 he was promoted to the
position of General Superintendent and Traffic Manager of the latter
company in addition to his other duties. Here his work was eminently
satisfactory, and attracted the attention of the Phelps Dodge Company
officials, who offered him his present position, the duties of which he
assumed July 1, 1912. Mrs. Thomson was Miss May E. Harris, and
they have one daughter, Ruth Torrence Thomson. They make their
home at Morenci. Mr. Thomson is a member of the Blue Lodge
Masons.



NORMAN CARMICHAEL, General Manager of the Arizona Copper
Company, Ltd., Clifton, was born near Belfast, Ireland, in 1869.
He was educated in his native city and lived there until twenty-one
years of age, \\hen he came to the United States and became engaged
in engineering. In 1895 he adopted the profession of mining en-
gineering, and for some years afterward was employed handling
mining properties in British Columbia. In 1905 he entered the
employ of the Arizona Copper Company as mine superintendent,
after two years in this position was appointed to succeed Alexander
Vietch as Assistant General Manager, and subsequently was pro-
moted to his present position. As General Manager of the Arizona
Copper Company, Mr. Carmichael holds an important place among
mining men of Arizona, and throughout the State is well known in
mining circles, especially in the Clifton-Morenci District, where he
makes his home.



CHARLES SUMXER SMITH, President of The Old Dominion
Copper Mining and Smelting Company, is well known in the
business circles of Boston, and is one of the most prominent men in
mining circles in Arizona, and although he makes his headquarters in
Boston, he makes frequent visits to Globe and keeps in close touch
with all the activities at The Old Dominion mine and smelting plant.
Mr. Smith has had many years of experience in copper mining, and
is a man whose expressions of opinion on business conditions and
possibilities, while highly optimistic, are yet conservative, and may be
absolutely relied upon.



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FREDERICK WALPOLE HOAR, E. M., of Globe, Arizona, is one of
the best known mining men in the Southwest, has been connected
with numerous mining interests throughout the State, having held
prominent positions throughout the Globe-Miami district, and has
won distinction in his calling. He is the son of R. M. Hoar, a
merchant of Houghton, Michigan, who died several years ago. His
career has been most interesting, and shows what can be accomplished
by perseverance. Upon graduating from the High School he entered
the Michigan College of Mines, at Houghton. Having decided, at
the end of the first year, to pay for his own education, he conceived
the scheme of selling books, paper, instruments, etc., to the other
students to accomplish this end. This was in 1893, and his plan has
been followed continuously by other students. The business was
launched with a bankroll of twenty-five dollars. The First National
Bank, however, paid the first bills without charge, a^d in thirty days
the business was self-sustaining and proved very profitable thereafter.
In 1895 he was appointed assistant to the Professor of the Mining
Engineering Department, and served in this capacity during 1895 and
1897, then resigned because of a desire to get into the field, and left
for Globe, Arizona, to accept a position with the Old Dominion Cop-
per Mining & Smelting Company, as assistant mining engineer and
chemist, at three dollars per day. Three months' work, however,
brought an increase of salary to one hundred dollars per month,
three more brought one hundred and fifty dollars per month and the
position of chief mining engineer, with two assistants. Whenever a
man was wanted, Mr. Hoar was called upon to take the place, and
ne therefore filled the position of chemist, mining engineer, metallur-
gist, smelter superintendent, master mechanic, foreman and acting
manager, at various times. In July, 1901, he received the appoint-
ment of manager and agent of the entire company holdings, to succeed
S. A. Parnall. The eastern management of the company changed
hands in 1902, and the new management asked for recommendations
as to the most advisable action to take regarding the property. Mr.
Hoar advised the building of modern smelting and mining equipment,
which the directors decided to install after due consideration and ex-
amination by other experts, and Mr. Hoar was instructed to design
and install the plant he wanted. About two years w y ere consumed
in the building of this plant, which was almost completed when the
Phelps Dodge Company became interested in the property and Dr. L.
D. Ricketts wa aopointed manager. In about thirty days after Mr.
Hoar left, in 1904, the plant was in operation. He next located in
El Paso, where he opened an office as mining engineer and metallur-
gist. His business, being successful, has taken him into many parts
of the Territory, and he moved his familv to various towns, as busi-
ness interests warra n ted. In July, 1909, he moved back to Globe,
where he still resides, and is general manager of the Southwestern
Miami Development Company, as w T ell as associated in a professional



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way with other mining companies. Mr. Hoar is a member of the
American Institute of Mining Engineers, is a 32nd degree Mason, an
Elk, and has the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Engineer of
Mines conferred upon him by the Michigan College of Mines. Mr.
Hoar was married December 23, 1901, at Globe, to Miss Mildred
Trevillian, a native of that town, and here two of their children,
Gertrude Eileen and Frederick Walpole, were born, the remaining
one of the family, Mildred Walpole, having been born at Tombstone.



HEXRY LOVIN, Senator from Mohave County, is a Southerner by
birth, having been born in North Carolina, but a through and through
Arizonan, and one of the men w T ho came West with meager assets
and made good. Politically, as well as otherwise, he is today one of
the State's most solid citizens. He has never been defeated at the
polls, and in his various other undertakings he has met with like
success. It was Mr. Lovin who grub-staked the man who discovered
the Gold Roads mine, and if for no other reason than this, his name
in Arizona's history would be made memorable, as the Gold Road
has made a marvelous record as a producer of gold, and has done
much toward giving Arizona a place in the records of gold-producing
sections. Its output, already amounting to millions of dollars, has
attracted attention from the entire world. Senator Lovin sold his
interest to the present owners of the mine, who have extensively
developed it, and have been the means of bringing many valuable
citizens to that vicinity. Mr. Lovin has twice been elected Sheriff
of Mohave, his majority at the second election having greatly exceeded
that received at the first. He was also a member of the Constitu-
tional Convention, and his popularity as Mohave's representative
citizen could not be disputed after the handsome majority accorded
him in his candidacy for member of the First State Senate, as he
received tw T ice as many votes as were polled for two opponents. Mr.
Lovin knows the people he represents, and their needs, enjoys their
confidence and esteem, and he is especially interested in the welfare
of the working people, and familiarly known as "Friend of the
Miner." He has, in fact, helped many a man at a critical point,
and thus enabled him to attain success, has financed some of the
greatest projects in the State, and by his aid has made it possible for
some of the great mines of Mohave, the gold-producing county of the
north, to be developed. Senator Lovin is head of a large mercantile
establishment, and largely interested in a number of other enterprises,
among them a freighting business by which he makes it possible for
residents of the section to get their supplies and machinery moved at a
reasonable figure. Like his colleague from Cochise, Senator C. M.
Roberts, he is a large employer, and like him also, he owes his large
majority to the work done in his behalf by former employes and people
who have been otherwise associated with him in business. Chivalrous,



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Urnry Lovin



progressive, generous and enterprising Henry Lovin is today one of
the foremost examples of the self-made Arizonan who has made
Statehood possible. In the special session of the Legislature in 1913
Mr. Lovin was Chairman of the Committee on Municipal Corpora-
tions, and member of the following Committees: Constitutional
Amendments and Referendum, Corporations, Mines and Mining,
Printing and Clerks, and Suffrage and Elections.



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Thomas Davis

HON T . THOMAS DAVIS, mining man and capitalist, was born in
Gloucester, England, August 31, 1861. He has spent almost his
entire litetime in this country and was educated in San Francisco,
California. Having completed his education he was engaged in mer-
cantile business for a short while, but soon quit that to take up the
study of law. Shortly afterwards he came to Arizona and located in
Final County, where in company w r ith Judge R. E. Sloan, he acquired
ownership of Kenilworth Farm, the largest farm at that time under
cultivation in Arizona. He was admitted to practice in this state, and
was one of the four Republicans elected to the first Constitutional
Convention in 1891, representing Final County; again in 1895 he
represented Final County in the Council of the Eighteenth Legisla-
ture, after which he returned to the practice of law, his chosen pro-
fession, having offices in Florence and Tucson.

In 1900, having become interested in mining and acquired valuable
properties, he gave up his legal work entirely to devote his time to that
industry. While his holdings in Arizona are very valuable, they are
not confined to this state, as he has also mining interests in Canada,
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In politics, Mr. Davis is a Republican, and for 30 years he has been a
power in the party in Arizona. He is a prominent member of the
Masonic order and of the Mystic Shrine, and is one of the represen-
tative men of the state. He was married September 1, 1891, at San
Francisco, California, to Ellen Amanda MacLean, daughter of Cap-
tain Alexander MacLean, of Greenock, Scotland. His home is in
Tucson.



THOMAS E. CAMPBELL, well known mining man of Yavapai
County, who was elected Assessor of the County at the First State
Election, having long been keenly interested in the subject of taxation,
has displayed an exceptionally strong interest in the affairs of his
office. Mr. Campbell- was one of the prime movers in the formation
of the State Assessors' Association, and because of his comprehensive
knowledge and thorough understanding of the tax question, was
chosen President of the Association at the last election. He was born
in Prescott January 18, 1878, of Scotch-Irish parentage. His father,
Daniel Campbell, located in Prescott in 1869. Thomas Campbell at-
tended the public schools of his native town, was graduated from the
High School there, and finished his education at St. Mary's College,
Oakland, Cal. During his college course he gave particular attention
to the study of Science and Economics. Mr. Campbell has held a
number of official positions, having first been Assistant Postmaster at
Prescott, which he resigned in 1898 to accept that of Acting Post-
master at Jerome. He was later appointed Postmaster at Jerome, but
resigned that office in order that he might devote his entire attention
to his mining interests in the northern part of the State. In 1900,
when but 22 years old, he was elected to represent Yavapai County
in the Legislative Assembly, and had the distinction of being the first
Native Son elected to such a position. In June of the same year he
married Miss Eleanor Gayle Allen, daughter of H. J. Allen, of Je-
rome, and from this happy mating have issued two sons, Allen and
Brodie, aged ten and eight years, respectively. In the fall of 1906,
elected Chairman of the Yavapai County Central Committee, he
waged a strong campaign, taking as an issue "Equal Taxation, Hon-
esty and Ability in Public Office," the result of which was that the
County obtained a Republican administration, the first in many years.
In appreciation of his knowledge of taxation, his honesty and courage,
he was appointed County Assessor for the term expiring 1910, re-ap-
pointed in 1911, and in December of the same year was elected by
the largest vote received by any candidate in the county. As assessor
he has ever been foremost in promulgating equitable and intelligent
methods of assessing all classes of property with a view to equitably
distributing the burdens of taxation. It was through his efforts that
the Arizona Assessors' Association was created in 1911, when Mr.



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Campbell was unanimously elected its first President, and re-elected
in 1912. During the session of the first State Legislature he succeeded
in having introduced the Acts Creating a State Tax Commission,
State Board of Equalization, and the Assessment of Public Service
Corporations. Mr. Campbell is recognized as one of the tax experts
of Arizona, and his address on "Centralized Administrative Author-
ity on Taxation" shows his calibre. Mr. Campbell is deeply interest-
ed in stock raising and mining in Yavapai County, takes a keen inter-
est in all public questions, is a Progressive Republican, and though
still a young man, is a recognized leader of his party.



JOHN D. WANVIG, JR., Superintendent of the Three R. mines, was
born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1887, and educated in the public
schools of that city. After graduation from the Michigan College of
Mines, Houghton, Michigan, he was employed as mining engineer for
the Cole & McDonald Exploration Company, Virginia, Minnesota.
He has been a resident of Arizona during the past five years, having
been assistant engineer for the Miami Copper Company, chief engineer
and later superintendent for the Superior & Boston Copppr Com-
pany, and then mining engineer with Frank H. Probert of Los
Angeles, making mine examinations in the Southwest and Mexico.
The latter position he resigned to become superintendent of the Three
R mines, near Patagonia, Arizona.



RALPH HENRY CAMERON, the man icho secured Statehood for Ari-
zona, who was the last Territorial Delegate to Congress from Arizona,
was born in Southport, Maine, October 21st, 1863. His education,
received in the public and high schools, was greatly augmented by
methodical home study and reading. He has been a resident of
Arizona for the past thirty years, and is perhaps the best known man
in the State. He is as well known to the miner as he is to the mine
owner. To both he is plain Ralph Cameron. He counts his
friends by the thousands, because he never ivas knoicn to go bark
on a friend. Mr. Cameron has been variously interested in the
development of the State's resources, especially mining. He has
taken an active interest in politics, and has been the choice of his party
for offices of trust and honor. In Coconino County he served sev-
eral terms as sheriff, and one term as Chairman of the Board of
Supervisors. He was a delegate to the 61st Congress for the term
1909-1911, and owing to the admission of Arizona to the Union, his
t^rm of office was extended until the President's proclamation, Janu-
ary, 1912. In 1911 he was the Republican candidate for United
States Senator. In politics he is a life-long Republican. Mr.
Cameron is the President of the Arizona Securities and Investment
Company, of Phoenix, and is devoting his entire attention to that-
office.



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Ralph Cameron



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Arizona Supreme Court

THE SUPREME COURT OF ARIZONA, consisting of Alfred Franklin,
Chief Justice, and Henry D. Ross and Donnell L. Cunningham,
Associates, is the first since the organization of Arizona to represent
the choice of the people. And being the choice of the people, Arizona
has the utmost confidence in the men selected for the conduct cf this,
the court of last resort in the State, who are answerable only to the
people of the commonwealth. They are all men who have seen the
Territory develop in wealth, importance and standing in the Union,
and finally develop into the Forty-eighth State; men w r ho have been
for years intimately associated with its legal fraternity in both private
practice and in County and Territorial offices. Chief Justice Frank-
lin is the son of former Governor Franklin, whom he served as private
secretary, and he was later Assistant U. S. Attorney for Arizona.
Judge Ross and Judge Cunningham have both served as District
Attorney. They are acquainted with conditions in, and are alive to
the best interests of, Arizona, and no more able men ever graced a
Supreme Bench.



ALFRED FRANKLIN came to Arizona in 1893 and engaged in the
general practice of law at Phoenix, where he has since continually
resided. He was Assistant United States Attorney, member of the
Constitutional Convention, and was elected Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court at the first State election.



HENRY D. Ross, Associate Justice of the first Supreme Court of
Arizona, w T as born in Independence County, Arkansas, September 12,
1861. His early life was spent on a farm. He first attended the
public schools, then Clark's Academy, at Berryville, Arkansas. He
took his law course in the University of Iowa, from which he was
graduated with a LL. B. degree in 1883. Judge Ross came to
Arizona in 1885, and during the first two years of his residence here
taught school, before devoting his time exclusively to the practice of
his profession. In 1889 and 1890 he served as District Attorney of
Yavapai County, and during the succeeding two years as District
Attorney of Coconino County, while in 1893 and 1894 he repre-
sented the latter county in the Assembly. His next official position
was Register of the Land Office in Prescott, which he resigned
after three years to become District Attorney of Yavapai County,
and the latter position he resigned in 1911, when elected member of
the Supreme Court. Until his election to the Supreme bench, Judge
Ross was in active practice, and from 1894 a member of the firm of
Ross & O'Sullivan, of Prescott. During the years since he attained
to prominence in his profession, he has been a substantial friend to
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attribute their success in part to his judicious instruction. Judg
Ross was married April 24, 1890, to Miss Margaret Wheeler.
Mrs. Ross is one of the most socially charming women of the Capital
city, their present home, is educated in art and music, and a leading
member of the Musicians' and Woman's Clubs of that city. They
have two sons, Henry Davis, Jr., and John Wheeler Ross.

DONNELL LAFAYETTE CUNNINGHAM, member of the Supreme
Court of Arizona, was born in Gaylesville, Alabama, April 21, 1866.
He was educated in that town and was graduated from the Gayles-
ville High School, an incorporated academy. Judge Cunningham
received his instruction in law from John L. Burnett, one of the
State's leading attorneys, and now a member of Congress from
Alabama. In the meantime he had worked on a farm and taught
sciiool for a time in the vicinity of his home, and was admitted to
practice in the circuit court at Center, Alabama, December 23, 1887.
Tn January of the next year he began to practice at Ashville, and
was also editor of the "St. Clair Advance," a weekly newspaper.
In February, 1899, he removed to Fort Payne, practiced there for
about four years, and in 1893 went to Colorado. He spent one year
in Trinidad, then proceeded to Cripple Creek at the close of the
"Bull Hill War." There he at first engaged in the practice of law,
but after a few months took up mining and stock brokerage, and
operated on the stock exchange until April, 1896, when the town
was destroyed by fire. Practically everything in the town was
destroyed, and judge Cunningham's sole remaining assets being
one office chair, he assisted in the work of constructing tents
and shacks for shelter until business was again made possible, when
he accepted a position as salesman in a grocery store. The next
\ear he left with two friends to seek a new location, with no definite
destination in mind, and arriving in the Blue Mountains of Utah,
they flipped a coin to decide whether it should be Idaho or Arizona.
The latter won and they preceded thither, crossed the Navajo
country and the Painted Desert from Bluff, Utah, and reached
Flagstaff August 14, 1897. Here Judge Cunningham worked as a



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