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built and fully equipped this excellent hostelry, and shortly afterward
they sold the property to the present owner and proprietor, Mr. J. F.
laeger. In addition to his many enterprises of actual importance to
the city, Mr. Manning has been deeply interested for more than ten
years in agricultural development in the Santa Cruz Valley, particu-
larly regarding water supply. He was the owner of the Flowing
Wells Ranch which he recently sold, together with his water rights
in that vicinity, to the Tucson Farms Company. The Santa Cruz

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Reservoir Company, the largest private enterprise ever attempted in
the southwest, is but another evidence of his wonderful initiative.
This company was organized by Mr. Manning, Mr. Randolph, and
Mr. V. S. Griffith, three residents of Tucson, for the purpose of im-
pounding the flood v, aters of the counties of Pima and Santa Cruz,
the territory affected extending 100 miles north from the Mexican
line, and a like distance from ea-t to west, and covering a territory of
10,000 square miles. Colonel W. C. Greene, of copper fame, later
loined the company, and upon his death work was temporarily sus-
pended. Mr. Manning is one of the most enthusiastic workers and
boosters known in Tucson, and every enterprise of any moment in or
about the city for more than twenty-five years has been benefitted
largely by his influence and financial assistance. He is a lifelong
Democrat, but with no aspirations to benefit by his political affilia-
tions. In 1897 Mr. Manning was married to Miss Gussie Lovell,
a native of San Jose, California, and daughter of Judge Lovell.
Their home, "Paseo Redondo," somewhat removed from the heart
of the city, is, in point of architecture and surroundings, one of the
most magnificent to be seen in the southwest, and is one of the many
beautiful things of which Tucson is justly boastful.

MAJOR A. J. DORAN'S career in Arizona represents a period of
thirty-seven years of continuous and valued constructive effort.
Major Doran was born in New Philadelphia, Ohio, in 1840. At
the age of three he moved with his family to Boonville, Missouri.
In 1847 the family moved to Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, thence to Des
Moines, and afterward to Boone County, where they resided until
1860. Major Doran received his education in the public schools
and the Wesleyan University, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. His maternal
grandfather. Colonel John Cribbs, served in the Revolution, and his
paternal grandfather was a soldier in the War of 1812. Traveling
West in 1860, Major Doran first settled in Colorado, where he en-
gaged in mining and as delivery clerk in the express office of Hinkley
& Company. From 1861 to 1864 he served as a volunteer in the
Fifth California Infantry, and in 1862, as a soldier in this regiment,
he first entered Arizona, at Yuma, under General Carleton. The
regiment marched through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas, and
was finally disbanded at Mesilla, New Mexico, whereupon Major
Doran moved to California, and thence to Canyon City, Oregon,
where he followed mining. Returning to California and Nevada,
he engaged as a bridge builder with the Central Pacific Railway,
then building from San Francisco east to connect with the Union
Pacific at Ogden, and was present when the last spike w r as driven at
Promontory, Utah, in 1869. Since 1876 Major Doran has made
his home continuously in Arizona. During the earlier years of his
residence in the Territory he resided in Final County, devoting much 1
of his time to mining, largely as a mill builder. In 1881 he super-

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Major A. J. Doran

intended the construction of the reduction works of the Silver King
at Final, one of the foremost mines of the Territory. Upon the com-
pletion of this work he was made Superintendent. Prescott has been
his home since 1895, and in Yavapai County he is still largely inter-
ested in mining projects, to which he has since given his undivided
attention. No man in Arizona has been more prominently identified
with its political history than Major A. J. Doran. He was first
elected to the llth Territorial Legislature in 1880, and served in
that year and in 1881 ; was next elected to the House of the 14th
Legislature from Final County; served two years as member of the
Territorial Board of Equalization; was member of Council of 16th
and 17th Legislatures, and in the 18th served as a member of the
Council at large, and was chosen President of the upper house at that
session. Governor Irwin appointed him Lieutenant Colonel First
Regiment National Guard of Arizona, and he held that honored
position for seven vears. In 1904 Major Doran was appointed

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President of the Board of Managers for Arizona to the Louisiana
Purchase Exposition in St. Louis. He was elected member of the
Council of the 24th Legislature, from Yavapai County, and again
served as its President. In this session Major Doran introduced the
bill providing for an Arizona Pioneer Home, at Prescott, which
passed both houses unanimously, but failed to receive the Governor's
approval. The 25th Legislature, however, passed the bill, Governor
Kibbey signed it and appointed Major Doran superintendent of con-
struction, and after the completion of the building he retained this
office until 1912. He was Republican candidate for Delegate to
Congress in 1896, but was defeated owing to the strong feeling for
Free Silver then prevalent in the Territory. Major Doran is at
present forwarding mining projects, being owner of several in Yavapai

DWIOHT B. HEARD was born in Boston, Mass., in 1869, of an old
New England family, his ancestors having lived as tanners in the
little New T England village of Wayland, fourteen miles east of Bos-
ton, for over 200 years. They were prominently identified with the
history of New England and the Revolutionary movement ; one of
them served as a member of the first Colonial Congress at Salem
and others were among the minute men who drove the British back
from Concord. Mr. Heard was educated in the schools of Brookline,
Mass., and at the age of seventeen entered the employ of Hibbard,
Spencer, Bartlett & Company of Chicago, with which firm he re-
mained until 1894 when, broken in health through overwook, he
came west to recuperate. At the time of leaving the employ of Hib-
bard, Spencer, Bartlett & Company Mr. Heard had full charge of
all their northwestern credit business. In an effort to regain his
health Mr. Heard spent some time on the large cattle ranch of the
X I T Company in the Panhandle of Texas and in 1895 came to
the Salt River Valley, and purchased a ranch west of Phoenix, where
he shortly regained perfect health, and since that time he has been
actively interested in the development of Arizona. He has secured
the investment of a large amount of eastern money in Salt River
Valley property both in the way of investments and loans on prop-
erty and in eighteen years business has never lost a dollar placed in
his hands for investment by a client. As Mr. Heard during this
period has invested many millions of dollars for eastern clients he
naturally takes considerable pride in this record. In addition to his
business interests, loans and investments, Mr. Heard has always
taken a keen interest in public affairs. He was one of the water
storage commissioners of Maricopa County who did all the prelimi-
nary work incidental to the construction of the Roosevelt Dam by
the United States government. He has always taken an active in-
interest in national irrigation and has been officially connected with the
National Irrigation Congress for many years. He was for a number

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Dwight B. Heard


of years president of the Arizona Cattle Growers' Association and
is now vice president of the American National Live Stock Associa-
tion, and he has been active in formulating and carrying to a success-
ful conclusion the forestry protection and range conservation policies
of the organization. He also served as vice president of the Phoenix
Board of Trade for some time and for many years as chairman of
their finance committee. He is now president of the Maricopa
County Non-Partisan Tax Payers' League. He was one of the
original members of the First Conservation Congress held at the
White House and has for many years been a friend and supporter of
both Theodore Roosevelt and Gifford Pinchot. Mr. Heard was
one of the most vigorous opponents of the proposed joint statehood
with New Mexico and as chairman of the non-partisan committee of
thirty citizens who went to Washington to fight this measure when
before congress, carried on the successful fight which resulted in the
passage of the Foraker amendment, eventually defeating the passage
of the joint statehood bill. He was one of the fifty-three
men in the nation who signed the call for the Progressive
convention at Chicago last summer, thus establishing the Pro-
gressive party as a national party ; is a strong supporter of
the Progressive cause, and was one of the presidential electors nomi-
nated by the Progressive party of Arizona in the campaign of 1912.
As vice president and general manager of the Bartlett-Heard Land
& Cattle Company he has developed what is believed to be one of the
finest alfalfa feeding ranches in the world, and through the recent
purchase by himself and associates of the Arizona Republican, is now
president and manager of that paper, which is run as an independent
Progressive journal and is the only paper in Arizona published every
day in the year. Mr. Heard is a member of the Sons of the Ameri-
can Revolution, and is actively interested in athletics and an ardent
fisherman. In 1894 he married Maie P. Bartlett of Chicago, who is
equally interested with him in various public spirited works. They
have one child, Bartlett Bradford Heard, now fourteen years of age.
They reside just north of the city of Phoenix where their love for
growing things is shown in the attractive grounds surrounding their

BURT DUXLAP, a resident of Arizona the past thirty-one years,
during which he has dealt extensively and with corresponding success
in cattle and stock raising, mining and ranching, is one of the best
known business men in the State. Mr. Dunlap was born in Niles,
Ohio, in 1858, attended the public schools of that city, and at the
age of sixteen entered Thiel College, Greenville, Pennsylvania, from
which he was graduated in 1879 with the degree of A. B., and later
received the degree of A. M. He then began the study of law in
Greenville, but after a time decided to map for himself a different
future, and in January, 1882, came to Arizona, and first engaged


Burt Dunlap


in cattle raising near Fort Grant, in the Aravaipa Valley. In this
he was very successful from a financial viewpoint, as well as having
earned a reputation for thorough knowledge of the business. Mr.
Dunlap was one of the many stock men who lost heavily through
Apache depredations, and on one occasion his foreman and another
man in his employ were killed by the Apaches. He was for a time
government contractor, furnishing supplies to the various military
posts in Southern Arizona, and later made his home successively in
Willcox and Tucson. For some time he was deeply interested in the
development of a mine in Cochise County, which produced in paying
quantities copper, lead and silver, and owned a number of claims in
the same locality in the Dragoon Mountains. In political matters
Mr. Dunlap is a progressive Republican, and at the hands of his
party he has been the recipient of many positions of trust and honor,
in all of which he has an excellent record. In Graham County he
was twice elected member of the Territorial Council and County
Commissioner, and Probate Judge in Yuma County. During his
legislative service he stood uncompromisingly for woman suffrage,
and in the 18th legislature his vote defeated the effort to abolish the
office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Territorv.
During both sessions he was Chairman of the Committee on Educa-
tion, and was particularly active in his efforts toward the founding
and upbuilding of the University of Arizona. He was also Chair-
man of the Live Stock Sanitary Board during Governor Murphy's
administration. In 1896 he was delegate to the convention at St.
Louis that nominated William McKinley for President, and his many
friends in Arizona were disappointed that he was not appointed Ter-
ritorial Governor in the place of Governor McCord. Mr. Dunlap
has recently joined forces with the Progressive party, but is no longer
so actively interested in political affairs as formerly, his entire atten-
tion being required in his personal business, consisting of cattle, land,
irrigation and mining. He has always been found in the first column
of progressive movements as a State builder, and made a record which
is part of the history of the Territory and State of Arizona. He
makes his home on the famous "Dunlap Ranch," known throughout
the country because of its portrayal by Augustus Thomas in his popu-
lar play, "Arizona," which was written in the immediate vicinity of
the ranch, and the scenes of three acts of \vhich are laid at the "Dun-
lap Ranch," situated just thirty-two miles from Fort Grant.

Mr. Dunlap was married August 4, 1896, to Miss Jessie Ballance,
of Peoria, Illinois. Mrs. Dunlap is the daughter of Charles and
Fannie Greene Ballance, and a descendant of a long line of patriotic
ancestors, among whom are General Nathaniel Greene, and General
John Ballance, an uncle. The latter was an officer in the regular
army for many years, and distinguished himself in the Indian wars.
In recognition of illustrious services in the Philippines, General Bal-
lance was commissioned Brigadier General and appointed Governor


of the northern provinces of Lu/.on. Her grandfather, Judge
Charles Ballance, raised the first regiment of Peoria volunteers for
the Civil War, and at the same time her father resigned as navnl
cadet to enter the army. Her grandfather also assisted in the forma-
tion of the Republican party, and was for years a close personal friend
of Abraham Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Dunlap have two sons, Gordon
Hallance and Stuart Burt, now high school students and in prepara-
tion for a University course.

CHARLES E. HEATH, Official Photographer of "WHO'S WHO iv
ARIZONA." though established in the State less than a year, has
probably as wide a business acquaintance as the oldest inhabitant,
and is, beyond question, one of Arizona's most sincere and ardent

boosters. Mr. Heath
has studios in Phoenix
and Tucson, between
which his time is about
equally divided, and by
means of which he has
tendered to the people
of Arizona an opportu-
nity of securing at
home a quality of pho-
tographic workmanship
which, from an artistic
or mechanical point of
view, cannot be ex-
celled in the most
widely known or ad-
vertised studios of the
East. And the people
of Arizona have been
keen to appreciate this
fact and quick to avail
themselves of the
chance to obtain a
grade of photography
never before possible in
the Southwest. Mr.

Heath was born August 10, 1872, in Boston, within half a dozen
blocks of Bunker Hill monument. He was educated in Boston, and
there took up the study of photography, and while endowed by nature
w T ith the basic requisites for his work, an artistic temperament and
taste, he has had also the advantages of the best possible training and
environment in which to develop his talent, and the good judgment
to make the most of the opportunity afforded him to mount to the

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summit of his art. In 1890, after having gained merely a prelimin-
ary knowledge of the work, Mr. Heath secured employment in the
studio of C. W. Hearn, Boston, then one of the leading photograph-
ers on the Atlantic Coast, an authority on the subject, and later
President of the National Photographers' Association. Mr. Heath
was afterward employed in the Dana studio, Brookline, under the
celebrated George P. Roberts, then generally recognized as the great-
est photographer the country had ever produced, and in the five years
spent in these studios he gained a thorough knowledge of the best in
photography, as did many more of the finest operators in the country.
In 1895 Mr. Heath went to Grand Rapids, Michigan, and started in
business on his own account, in what was then the finest studio in the
western part of the State ; in the fall went to the State Fair and took
all the first prizes, and the following winter at the Association meet-
ing in Michigan took 50 per cent of the medals offered in a competi-
tion in which the entire State was represented. His work done in an
independent way had, therefore, proven in the beginning successful in
the extreme, a success which succeeding years have duplicated and
even increased. After more than ten years passed in his first field,
Mr. Heath, desiring a less severe climate, removed to California,
where for several years he met with a similar degree of success, but
seeing a practically unclaimed field and more desirable climate in
Arizona, which he selected as the most attractive spot he knew, he
removed to Phoenix in October, 1912, was soon established, and the
name "HEATH" apparently a familiar one. Having been so gra-
ciously received in the Capital City, and indications seeming to war-
rant a like success in Arizona's next greatest center, within a few
months he had opened his Tucson studio. Mr. Heath is a member
of the Photographers' Association of America, and at the last con-
vention was one of the judges. He is also a member of the Blue
Lodge Masons, a Chapter Mason, Knight Templar and member of
the Mystic Shrine and of the B. P. O. E. He was married in
Grand Rapids to Miss Ida A. Van Dugteren. They have one son,
David Kendall, and have made their permanent home in Phoenix.

J. A. R. IRVIXE, member of the House from Maricopa County,
was born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, November 2, 1859, but has
lived in the United States since he was nine years old, having navi-
gated to California with his father, Edward Irvine, in the fall of 1868.
He remembers the taking of a straw vote during this voyage by the
passengers to learn whether the choice for President of those on board
was U. S. Grant or Horatio Seymour. Mr. Irvine was educated in
the public schools of California, and later attended Heald's Business
College in San Francisco. Mr. Irvine has been a resident of Arizona
since 1872, when he located in Phoenix; he has been identified with
the growth of the city almost from its beginning. For about five years
he was associated with his father in general merchandise business.



but this having been sold out in 1882 he engaged in grocery business
on his own account. Mr. Irvine is a Christian and a Democrat; is
a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and in politics
an ardent progressive, believing in a government of the people, by the
people and for the people. As a member of the First State Legisla-
ture he has worked hard for all measures designed to benefit the
people at large ; he also introduced and \vas largely instrumental in

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working our present registration law through the Rouse, one of the
best and most progressive registration laws of any State in the Union.
He was married September 11, 1878, to Miss Nancy Gregg. They
have five sons and five daughters, as folows: Mrs. F. W. Tompkins
of San Diego, Mrs. A. H. McLellan and Mrs. J. J. Mclntosh of
Phoenix, Lucille and Thelma ; John E. of Clifton, Joseph Palmer,
G. R., Marvin and Wilfred of Phoenix. Mr. Irvine is a member of
the following committees: Corporations, Agriculture and Irrigation,
Counties and County Affairs, State Accounting and Methods of Busi-
ness, and Petitions and Memorials.

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FRANCIS ASBURY JONES, of the Corporation Commission, though
a resident of Arizona only since 1905, has attained to prominence in
political and official life. He was one of the Maricopa delegation to
the Constituional Convention, in which he was Chairman of the Com-
mittee on Public Ser-
vice Corporations. Mr.
Jones was born Janu-
ary 5, 1863, at La-
fayette, Illinois, was
educated in the public
schools of that city,
Academy of Kewau-
nee, the State Normal
School at Dixon, and
took a business course
in the latter city. He
also learned telegraphy
and entered the rail-
road service as opera-
tor and station agent,
and later as cashier in
a freight office in Illi-
nois. In 1885 and
1886 he was employed
by the Santa Fe Rail-
road in the auditor's
office at Topeka, Kan-
sas, and in the latter
year removed to Cali-
fornia, where he was
in their employ at
Santa Ana, Los An-
geles, Santa Barbara
and Fresno, serving as
station agent, travel-
ing agent, and general
agent. During his
residence in California
he was President of
Chamber of Commerce
at Fresno. During his
first two years' resi-
dence in Arizona he was general freight and passenger agent for the
Santa Fe at Prescott, then removed to Maricopa County, and from
1907 until his election as Corporation Commissioner in 1911, he was
traffic manager of the Maricopa County Commercial Club. Mr.
Jones established the Arizona State Press, in Phoenix, and served as


President of the company for a time. Apart from his regular occu-
pation in the above capacities, he has been variously interested, in
banking, insurance and mining, and is Vice President of the Final
Bank & Trust Company, and Secretary and Treasurer of the West-
ern Mines Development Company. The diversity of experience
which Mr. Jones has had in various States has enabled him to form
a wise conception of the possibilities of his position, and his judgment
in matters of importance carries considerable weight. Mr. Jones is a
popular member of the Masons, and Mystic Shrine, as well as of the
B. P. O. E. He married Miss Florence Croff on February 23,
1900, and one son, Lloyd F. Jones, has been born to them.

MICHAEL GLEN CUNXIFF, President of the First Arizona State
Senate, was born in Boston, February 7, 1875. His father, Bernard
Cunniff, was one of the well known men of Boston, and his uncle,
M. M. Cunniff, was for ten years Democratic leader of that city and
a member of the Governor's Council of Massachusetts during 1888
and 1889. Senator Cunniff took A. B. and A. M. degrees from
Harvard, and later taught in that University and the University of
Wisconsin. He has also been managing editor of 'The World's
Work," of New York. Mr. Cunniff has made a special study of
legal phraseology. In the Constitutional Convention he was chosen
Chairman of the Style, Revision and Compilation Committee, and
throughout the State is given much credit for the clearness and terse-
ness of this document, which has gained for Arizona an enviable repu-
tation. Mr. Cunniff not only did much of the compiling, but revised
and edited the manuscript and incorporated into it ideas that have at-
tracted favorable comment from the press of the country. In the
Senate, Mr. Cunniff is an indefatigable worker, and in addition to
the duties of his office as President, he does as much in the committees
as any other member. He is an advanced type of progressive Democ-
racy, and no man in Arizona w 7 ields a greater or better influence in
party workings. He is one of the early and ardent admirers of
President Wilson, and has been frequently spoken of as the Woodrow
Wilson of Arizona. In 1900 he was delegate to the National Demo-
cratic Convention, and took a prominent part in the deliberations of
that body. When he came to Arizona seven years ago, it was said
that he dropped the pen for the pick, and while he continues to act as
special writer for magazines, he has had considerable mining experi-
ence during the past seven years, having been engaged with his brother,
Bernard, at Crown King. He is President of the Commonwealth
Exploration Company, and holds an interest in the Savoy Mining
Company, a close corporation, and his mining interests bid fair to
give him the prominence in this particular that he has attained in the
literary world. Cultured, courteous and deliberate, having a wide
range of valuable experience and an admirable self-control, a man
more ideallv fitted than Mr. Cunniff to be President of the State



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