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 Paul Jones Fannin

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Paul Jones Fannin

Birth
Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA
Death 13 Jan 2002 (aged 94)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Serenity Mausoleum, Garden of Peace, wall crypt, north wall
Memorial ID 6521921 View Source
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Arizona Governor, U.S. Senator. Moving with his family to Arizona, he attended the University of Arizona, graduated from Stanford University in 1930 and with his brother established the Fannin Gas and Supply Company. In 1958, he was elected as a Republican as the 11th Governor of Arizona, serving until 1965. During his three terms, he increased funding for the public school system by raising sales taxes, equalized property taxes, plus the first medical school in the state was established and the Arizona-Mexico Commission to promote tourism and trade across the border was created. After leaving office, he was elected to the U.S. Senate, serving (1965-77). Not a candidate for reelection, he served on the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board. He in died in retirement from a stroke at age 94.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 18 Jun 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6521921
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/6521921/paul-jones-fannin : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Jones Fannin (29 Jan 1907–13 Jan 2002), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6521921, citing Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .