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Ralph Henry Cameron
Birth: Oct. 21, 1863
Southport
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1953
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. Moving to Arizona, in 1883, he was a businessman, prospector and politician, who served as a Territorial delegate and Arizona’s first representative in the US Senate. He was the builder of the Bright Angel trail into the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in Arizona, was Sheriff of Coconino County, (1891, 1894-98), and a member of the board of supervisors of Coconino County, (1905-07). In 1909, he was elected as a Republican Delegate to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses, serving until 1912. When Arizona was admitted as a State into the Union, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate, serving (1921-27). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he pursued in gold mining in California and Arizona, until his death from a heart attack at age 89 while on a business trip to the East coast. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Catharine C Parker (1910 - 2003)*
 
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Burial:
Grand Canyon Pioneer Cemetery
Grand Canyon
Coconino County
Arizona, USA
 
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Dec 01, 2002
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Ralph Henry Cameron
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Ralph Henry Cameron
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Ralph Henry Cameron
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RIP
- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015

- Republican
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
Sadly, during his lifetime he fought all efforts to create the Grand Canyon National Park which at that time interfered with his own enrichment. Fortunately he lost; and today all Americans can enjoy this national treasure.
- Tim Oliver
 Added: Nov. 4, 2012
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