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and was admitted to the bar in 1902. His first practice was at Sol-
omonville, and during the past ten years his career has been an inter-
esting one. He has been a deep student, a hard worker and the pos-
sessor of unusual ability, and has gradually been reaping the reward
of his effort. He has been assistant district attorney two years, district
attorney three years, had built up an excellent practice before the last
election when he was chosen to represent the people of Graham Coun-
ty on the Bench. He has since been called to Phoenix to serve on the
Supreme Court Bench several times when one of the Judges has been
disqualified. He was married April 13, 1904, to Miss Alice Bishop.
They have one son, Charles Bishop, and one daughter, Lillie.




John C. Phillips



Archibald Gilbert MoAlister



JOHN C. PHILLIPS, Judge of the Superior Court of Maricopa
County during the first term of statehood, also served as Judge of the
last Territorial Probate Court in that county. Judge Phillips has es-
tablished a reputation for fairness, and has always polled a large vote
among the ranchers and cattlemen, having been familiar with all
phases of business in the Salt River Valley. Under his jurisdiction
many cases have been settled out of court as the result of the diplom-
acy and mediation of Judge Phillips, whose knowledge of human na-
ture has proven of valuable assistance in the work of meting out jus-
tice. He is married and makes his home in Phoenix, where he is well
known as a devoted church worker.



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Alfred C. Lockwood

ALFRED C. LOCKWOOD, Judge of the Superior Court of Cochise
County, was born in Ottawa, Illinois, July 20, 1875. His father, W.
C. Lockw r ood, was a native of Ohio, but for many years practiced law
in Illinois, and became one of the prominent attorneys of that state,
and his mother, Elizabeth Peers Lockwood, was a native of Illinois,
and a descendant of Jonathan Edwards and Cotton Mather. Judge
Lock wood's ancestors were among the earliest settlers of New Eng-
land, having been in the country since 1640, and the last of his foreign
ancestors havinc come here in the year 1 730. They were chiefly
professional and business men and farmers and were prominent in the
early days of New England. Mr. Lockwood was educated in the
public schools of California and Illinois, and graduated from the High
School of Collinsville, Illinois, in 1891. He came to Arizona in



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1893, located in Maricopa County, and for five years was employed
as teacher in the public schools there. He then began the study of
law, in 1902 was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court, and for
a short time practiced in Nogales. In the winter of the same year,
however, he removed to Douglas, where he has established a fine
practice and become very popular both professionally and politically,
and was engaged in private practice until appointed Judge of Cochise
County by Governor Hunt, in July, 1913, to succeed Honorable Fred
Sutter, resigned. Judge Lockwood is one of the youngest Judges in
Arizona, and in his present position has in Cochise County the largest
amount of business on any calendar in the State. Judge Lockwood is
a Progressive Democrat and was a close competitor of Judge Slitter's
for the nomination for Judge at the first State election, but has pre-
viously held no official position except as City Attorney in Douglas,
to which he has been elected three successive terms. He is a member
of ihe Masonic Order and Past Master of Mount Moriah Lodge No.
19 F. & A. M., Douglas. On June 15, 1902, Judge Lockwood was
married to Miss Daisy M. Lincoln in Douglas, to whom have been
born the following children: Lorena Elizabeth, aged 10; Alfreda
Charlotte, aged seven, and Chester Ralph, in his second year. They
have recentlv removed their home to Tombstone.



GEORGE WALTER SCHUTE, Judge of the Superior Court of Gila
County, was a practicing attorney for a number of years, and served
as District Attorney before he was elected to his present position.
Judge Schute was educated in the public schools of the State, and was
graduated from the Tempe Normal, standing well in his class. After
his admission to the bar, he was soon recognized as an able attorney,
and established a reputation as a criminal lawyer, which made him a
strong candidate for the position of District Attorney. He defeated
one of the strongest attorneys in the county, and made such an excel-
lent official, that he easily won in the primaries and the election. As
a Judge he has been fair and impartial, and litigants and attorneys
speak highly of the manner in which he has conducted his court.



GEORGE O. HILZINGER, Attorney of Pima County, was born Janu-
ary 4, '79, in San Francisco, and was educated in the public schools.
He attended the University of Arizona, and completed the course in
Mineralogy and Metallurgy, and was graduated in '97. Later he
entered the Law School of the University of Michigan, from which he
was graduated in 1901. Mr. Hilzinger is a thorough Spanish scholar,
and in 1898 was appointed Spanish interpreter in Pima County. In
1911 he was United States Commissioner, and at the first State elec-
tion was chosen Attorney of Pima County. During the years he
practiced his profession in Pima County, before election to his present
position, Mr. Hilzinger had achieved success and earned a reputation
for ability, unquestionable moral courage and the strictest integrity.



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CHARLES METCALFE. Superintendent of the Public Schools of
Mohave County, was horn in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 18^5. His father,
Henry Metcalfe, served in the Mexican War, was afterward captain
of a steamboat on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, and died in 1855.

His mother, whose maiden

name was Agnes Purvis, of
Scotch descent, is well and ac-
tive, though seventy-five years
of age. She makes her home
in Ohio. When but a child
Charles went to Missouri,
where he saw many of the
stirring events of the Civil
War ; at twenty-one he went
to the lead mining regions of
Southwest Missouri, was one
of the first settlers of Webb
City, and when it w r as incor-
porated was the first City
Treasurer. Pushing further
west, he went to Harper
County, Kansas, and was pub-
lishing a newspaper at An-
thony when the county was
organized. In 1880 he fol-
lowed the Santa Fe Railroad
into New Mexico, where he
rrm;invd for eleven years, en-
gaged in mining and news-
paper work. He was married in Las Cruces in 1885, and
has three children, two girls and a boy, now grown. His
next move was to the Pacific coast, where he spent five years between
Los Angeles and Puget Sound, but the magnet of the great Southwest
brought him to Arizona seventeen years ago, and he located in King-
man, which has since been his home. He platted Metcalfe's Addition
to the city, which is now a part of Kingman. Under Territorial
government Mr. Metcalfe was elected and served as Probate Judee
of Mohave County, and at the first State election was chosen to his
present position. He is a member of the Masonic order, and Past Ex-
alted Ruler of Kingman Lodge of Elks. He is the principal owner of
the Great Eastern group of mines. While Mr. Metcalfe can hardly
be reckoned among Arizona's pioneers, he is endowed with the true
pioneer's instincts, broadened and developed in his various experiences
in the several States of which he has been a pioneer, and with every
faith in the future of the State which he has chosen for his permanent
residence, has taken as a homestead a splendid tract of land in the
beautiful Wallapai Valley, three miles from Kingman.




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Thomas G. Morris

THOMAS G. NORRIS, Attorney-at-Law, Prescott, is a native of
Carroll County, Arkansas, where he was born at the outbreak of the
Civil War, and is the son of Jonathan and Jane Cannon Norn's, who
originally came from Tennessee. His father was a successful planter,
but lost everything through the Civil War. Thomas Norn's w y as the
seventh son of a large family, received his early education in his native
State, and owing to the dire results of the War, was obliged to rely
upon his own resources at an early age. He determined, however, to
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entered the University of Iowa, where he completed the course in law,
and was graduated with the class of 1883. He began practicing his
profession in Berryville, Arkansas, but remained there only six months,
and then decided to come to Arizona. Six months were spent in St.
Johns, and he then removed to Flagstaff and for a short time was in
partnership with J. F. Wilson. That partnership being dissolved, he
became a member of the firm of Norris & Ellinwood, which continued
until 1893, when he removed to Prescott and became associated in
practice with J. C. Herndon, constituting a firm of the ablest attorneys
in the Territory. Mr. Norris is now T engaged in practice with E. J.
Mitchell, in the Prescott National Bank Building. As an attorney
he holds rank among the ablest in the State, and while in general pro-
fessional work he has earned a reputation that is nut limited to Ari-
zona, his greatest strength and most extensive practice are in corpora-
tion and mining law. Having surmounted many difficulties, he has
the unbounded satisfaction of knowing that his success and the stand-
ing he has achieved in the legal fraternity of the State have been
attained by hard work, his own determination and energy. In
political affairs he has also been prominent. He was a member from
Coconino County to the First Constitutional Convention, and the
following year was elected Councilman at large for the Territory, and
was President of the Council in 1893. He is a member of the
Masons, Knights Templar and Mystic Shrine, in each is one of the
active workers. In 1883 he was married to Miss Nannie E. Scar-
borough, of Berryville, Arkansas, who died in 1894, leaving him a
family of four children. In 1899 he was again married to Miss
Laura W. Sharpe, of Toronto, Canada. Several years ago he became
interested in the subject of general road improvement, and it was
largely through his efforts that the State Road Association was organ-
ized, W 7 hen he was elected its president, which office he still holds.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National High-
way Association. Mr. Norris thinks that one of the best investments
for State or Nation is a system of permanent highways, and is a per-
sistent and enthusiastic advocate of this cause, in which his interest and
energy have proven a strong impetus for general improvement. Mr.
Norris is never too busy to go to the remote corners of the State
to attend meetings or conventions, in the interests of good roads,
and was one of a party who made a trip over Arizona, visiting every
county in the State to secure nece^ary information about automo-
bile trips for the National Highway Association. In the realiza-
tion of his ambitions, the one that has proven to him the
most gratifying investment of his life has been the education of his
children, his oldest daughter having been graduated from Smith Col-
lege, Northampton, Massachusetts, his second daughter from National
Park Seminary, near Washington, D. C., and his two sons being now
students at Yale.



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I^eovi S. Jacobs

LEON S. JACOBS, Representative from Maricopa County to the
First State Legislature, is a native of this State, having been born in
Phoenix June 27, 1886. He is the youngest member of the Legisla-
ture. Mr. Jacobs was educated in the public schools of Phoenix,
graduated from the High School, and afterward from Lamson Busi-
ness College, after which he was for a time with the Stoddard Incor-
porating Company. He was Secretary to the Arizona Anti-Joint
Statehood League, and was Assistant to the Secretary of the First
Annual Arizona Territorial Fair. He has also served as Deputy
County Treasurer and Tax Collector, and Assistant Clerk to the
Board of Supervisors under three Boards. Mr. Jacobs is a practicing
attorney in Phoenix, having been recently admitted to practice in the
State and is at present associated professionally with Frank H. Lyman.
Although but 25 years old when elected to the Legislature, Mr. Jacobs
has proven himself one of the most intense and thorough workers in the
House, and in the regular session was active on several of the import-
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grasp of things made him a valuable member. In the special session
he was a member of the noted "Ax" committee, which thoroughly
investigated the matter of public expenditures. He was also member
ol the following committees: Judiciary, Enrolling and Engrossing,
and Code Revision, being Chairman of the latter. Air. Jacobs is a
. ! 2nd degree Mason and member of the Mystic Shrine, and both social-
ly and politically is one of the best known young men, not only in his
home city, but through much of the State.



BEXTON DICK, Attorney-at-Law, Phoenix, while a comparative
stranger in the legal circles of that city, is well known in other
parts of the State, both in legal and general business circles. Previous
to his removal to Phoenix he was District Attorney of Pima County

almost eight years, having
served from 1905 until
the coming of statehood,
when he refused to again
become candidate for the
office, as he considered the
advantages of a substan-
tial practice in the Capital
City decidedly more at-
tractive. Mr. Dick was
born in Brownville, New
York, in 1873. His fath-
er, Henry Dick, w r as
there a pioneer in railroad
work, having spent many-
years as conductor on the
Rome, Watertown & Og-
densburg, and later on the
New York Central rail-
road. Before coming to
Arizona Benton Dick was
employed by the latter
road as train dispatcher,
and frequently issued or-
ders by which his father's
train was conducted. Mr.
Dick graduated from the
High School, Camden,
New York, but by continued study and close application, the advan-
tages of his school course have been greatly enhanced. After his
graduation he was employed for a short time in a mercantile house,
but preferring to engage in railroad work, he learned telegraphy,
and when but eighteen years of age was appointed train dispatcher,




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in which capacity he served eight years. In 1900 he came to Arizona;
and was train dispatcher for the Southern Pacific at Tucson. He
first secured a position as dispatcher for the Santa Fe, but having
always been a strong union sympathizer, after ten days went out with
the union when a strike was ordered. While in Tucson he resumed
the study of law, which he had begun in the East, completed the
course, and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court. Mr.
Dick organized the first Order of Railroad Conductors on the
Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh railroad, and was an active member
during the telegraphers' strike in 1907, having made a number of
addresses in behalf of the strikers. Mr. Dick regards as one of the
memorable events in his career as a railroad man the fact that he
issued orders for the special train which carried the late President
McKinley, the friend of the railroad man, over his division during the
President's last trip through Arizona, and he highly regards a copy
of the schedule prepared for the train on which the martyred Presi-
dent rode on that journey. He has been particularly active in
politics during his residence in Arizona, is a thorough Republican,
and he it was who made the speech nominating Ralph Cameron in
the last Territorial campaign, when he was elected Delegate to Con-
gress. He also toured the State and made many addresses during
that campaign. In 1893 Mr. Dick was married in Oswego, New
York, and has four children, Ruth, Herbert, Russell and Virginia,
the latter a thoroughbred Arizonan.



KIRK T. MOORE, Representative from Pima, and member of the
law firm of Moore & Bernard, was elected in 1908 to represent his
County in the House of the Twenty-fifth Territorial Assembly.
His father, A Til ton R. Moore, was a member of the Eighteenth
Assembly, and from 1898 to 1907 served as Registrar of the United
States Land Office. Kirk T. Moore was born in Topeka, Kansas,
October 4, 1882, but has lived also in Colorado, California and
Arizona, in each of which States he received a portion of his education.
The family removed to this State in 1893. He was a student at
the University of Arizona from 1899 to 1904, and then attended
Leland Stanford Junior University during the next three years,
and was there graduated with the degree LL. B. in 1908. He was
admitted to practice before the Supreme Court in November of the
same year, and immediately engaged in partnership with F. H.
Bernard. In March, 1909, at the close of the Territorial Legisla-
ture, he was appointed Territorial Superintendent of Public Instruc-
tion, by Governor Joseph H. Kibbey, and served in this capacity
until Arizona was admitted to the Union. During his term in the
First State Legislature he was one of the most active members in
behalf of educational matters. He is now a member of the Com-
mittees on Education, Code Revision, Judiciary, and Enrolling and
Engrossing.



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Tom K. Richey

TOM K. RICHEY, Attorney-at-Law and former City Attorney of
Tucson, was born in Girard, Kansas, June 27, 1874. His parents,
George H. and Fannie Gossin Richey, were natives of Ohio, whose
ancestors were early settlers in that State and Pennsylvania. Mr.
Richey was educated in the public schools of Kansas, and later
attended St. John's Military Academy, Salina, Kansas. His first
regular occupation was selling newspapers in Leadville, Colorado,
and he has since been employed in various capacities in different States,
having worked with city engineering force, in a coal mine, in a print-
ing office, railway office in Pittsburg, Kansas, C. B. & Q. office,
Chicago, and in a grocery store. Weir City, Kansas. From 18%
to 1898 he taught in the public schools of Arcadia, Kansas, and the
following year was elected Superintendent of the Schools of Craw-
ford County for a two years' term, his leisure time during all of his
educational work being devoted to the study of law. In 1901 he
served as Reading Clerk in the Kansas Legislature, and the same year
was admitted to the practice of law in that State. He went to Law T -



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ton, Oklahoma, in the fall of 1001, at the opening of the Kiowa,
Comanche and Apache country, and was admitted to the bar of Okla-
homa, and established a nice practice there, remaining : il 1904, and
came to Arizona in 1905, located in Tucson, where he immediately en-
gaged in the practice of law, and has since been a resident of that city.
In the new field Mr. Richer soon acquired a prominence in his profes-
sion and found his experiences in various phases of life a valuable aid
in his work. In 1907 he was appointed City Attorney, and held the of-
fice until 1911. His thorough knowledge of the law and of existing
conditions, and his genuine integrity, have caused him to be recog-
nized as not only one of the leading, but one of the most reliable
attorneys in Southern Arizona. Mr. Richey is a member of the
Masons, Elks and Knights of Pythias. He was married July 19,
1911, to Miss Marie Grandpre. They have one son, Thomas Vic-
tor Richey.



W. P. GILMORE. County Attorney of Cochise, was born in Aug-
laize County, Ohio, October 13, 1866. His parents, A. G. and Emma
Gilmore, were also natives of that State, and his ancestors have been
in tins country since 1689, when the first one located in Boston, having
fought in the Pretender ' Cause in England, and been obliged to flee
from the country to save his life. He was from the English branch of
the family and all of his direct descendants are Protestants. Among
Cromwell's Army when they invaded Ireland there was another of his
ancestors named Gilmore, who remained there and among whose de-
scendants are Bishop Gilmore of the Catholic Church, Cleveland;
Patrick S. Gilmore, the noted band leader, and General Gilmore, who
planted the big gun known as the "Swamp Angel" near Charleston in
the Civil War. His maternal ancestors were among the very early
settlers of Maryland and Virginia, and his mother is a direct de-
scendant of Bishop Latimer, who was burned at the stake in Queen
Mary's time, along w T ith Ridley. Mr. Gilmore attended the public
schools, then Ohio Northern University, at Ada, from which he was
graduated LL. B. and B. S. in 1893. During the early part of his
college course he was appointed instructor in geometry, trigonometry
and algebra, and later of Latin and Commercial Law T . Immediately
after his graduation he was admitted to the bar in Ohio, and July of
the same year he came to Arizona for his health. He afterwards lo-
cated in California, was admitted to practice there, but ten years ago
returned to Arizona, located in Tombstone, his present home, and
was admitted to practice in this State. Mr. Gilmore came from the
portion of Ohio where a Republican is a rarity. His native county
enjoys the distinction of having had but two Republican office holders
in forty-five years, and Jackson Township for nearly twenty years did
not have a Republican vote. So, naturally he is a Democrat. He was
elected to his present position in 1911 by a majority of 711, the sec-
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W. C4. Gilmore

official. He had previously served as Attorney of Tombstone for
two years. In November, 1911, he was elected Grand Chancellor of
the Knights of Phythias for the Domain of Arizona, and served 18
months. During 1912 the order made the greatest gain in the State
that has been made in its history with the exception of the year 1902.
He is also a prominent and active member of Bisbee Lodge No. 671
B. P. O. E. Mr. Gilmore was married in Los Angeles to Miss
Minta Keach, a native of Texas. Two children, Muriel, aged seven,
and Stuart, aged four, have been born to them.



FRED L. INGRAHAM, County Attorney of Yuma, has been iden-
tified with the political life of Arizona for a number of vears, and is
particularly well known for the part he took in the Constitutional
Convention in 1910, having been a member of the committee which
drafted the Corporation Commission provision, and also of the Style,
Revision and Compilation Committee, and together with Mr. M.
G. Cunniff, President of the First State Senate, and Lysander
Cassidy, a w r ell known citizen of Phoenix. Mr. Ingraham was born
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Fred L. Ingraham

and farmer. His mother, Lucy Lewis Ingraham, was a descendant
of one of the well known pioneer families of that State. His for-
bears on both sides were among the pioneers of Ohio and Michigan.
Mr. Ingraham attended public schools in Ohio and Michigan, and
was afterwards graduated from the Law and Literary Departments
of the University of Michigan, at Ann Arbor. After completing his
course he was for some time instructor in English at Ypsilanti Normal
College, Michigan, where he established an excellent reputation as an
exponent and teacher of pure English. In 1907 he was united in
marriage with Miss Inez Jacobs, a daughter of one of the pioneer
families of Arizona, her family having been among the early settlers
of Yuma. To this union has been born one daughter, Alice. Mr.
Ingraham not only takes a prominent part in the political life of the
State, but is also a substantial business man, a stockholder and director
of the Yuma National Bank, and a large landholder. During his
term of office he has given general satisfaction as a prosecutor and has
conducted the affairs of the office in a manner thoroughly satisfactory
to the voters of the county.



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FRANK L. CROFOOT. Representative from Pima County, was born
in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, May 3, 1882. He came to Arizona in
1906, and located in Tucson, his present home. Mr. Crofoot is a
Republican, and almost at once began to take an active interest in the

workings of his party in
the State, and especial-
ly in Pima County. He
was one of two Repub-
licans elected to the
First State Legislature
out of Pima County's
delegation of five, and,
although one of the mi-
nority, he has taken a
prominent part in the
deliberations of the
House, his work in the
committee room having
been especally com-



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