Anson P. K. Safford Photo

Anson P. K. Safford

Born: Feb 14, 1830

Death: Dec 15, 1891

Birthplace: Hyde Park

Nationality: United States

Anson P. K. Safford

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1830
Date of Death : Dec 15, 1891
Birth Place : Hyde Park

Anson Pacely Killen Safford was the third Governor of Arizona Territory. Affectionately known as the "Little Governor" due to his 5-foot-6-inch stature, he was also Arizona's longest serving territorial governor. His work to create a public education system earned him the name "Father of the Arizona Public Schools". Safford is additionally known for granting himself a divorce.

Spouse


  • Jenny Tracy
  • Margarita Grijalva
  • Soledad Bonillas
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