Dan Edward Garvey

Dan Edward Garvey

Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
Death 5 Feb 1974 (aged 87)
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 13889318 · View Source
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Arizona Governor (1948-1951). A railroad accountant in Mississippi, he moved to Arizona in 1909 and became involved in politics. As Secretary of State, he succeeded to the position of Acting Governor on May 25, 1948 upon the death of Governor Sidney P. Osborn. He was elected on his own in 1948. During his administration, more financial support was given to higher education, a new Highway Code was created, and a Children's Colony was established. He returned to business investments in Tucson upon leaving office in 1951.

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