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George Wylie Paul Hunt
Birth: Nov. 1, 1859
Huntsville
Randolph County
Missouri, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1934
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

First Governor of the state of Arizona. Moved to Globe, Arizona as a poor, young man in 1881 and by 1900 was one of the wealthiest men in the territory. He became involved in territorial politics as a Democrat. Served in the Arizona territorial legislature and was president of Arizona's constitutional convention. Became the first governor of the new state after statehood in 1912 and served 7, non-consecutive terms. In 1916, he lost by 30 votes but was ultimately declared the winner after a year long recount battle. (bio by: Bill Sonsin) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Washington Hunt (1823 - 1900)
  Sarah Elizabeth Yates Hunt (1833 - 1904)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Duett Ellison Hunt (1867 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Jessie Virginia Duett Hunt Frund (1905 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Irby Y Hunt (1854 - 1930)*
  George Wylie Paul Hunt (1859 - 1934)
  Daniel Hugh Hunt (1865 - 1940)*
  Robert A Hunt (1869 - 1943)*
  Jewell V Hunt (1878 - 1902)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Papago Park
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Sonsin
Record added: Jan 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7111206
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