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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 47

Phoenix, Arizona
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Sunday, November 6, 1960
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REPUBLIC M-B The Arizona Republic CITY , Not. t, IIM Candidates For Arizona State Supreme Court Seats Term 1 LORNA E. LOCKWOOD Miss Lorna E. Lockwood, Arizona's first and only woman superior court judge, now is seeking election to the Arjzona Supreme Court. A Democrat, she is unopposed. Born at Douglas, Miss, Lock- Wood is the daughter of the late Alfred C. Lockwood, former chief justice of the supreme court. She resides at 1146 W. Mackenzie Dr. Graduated from the University of Arizona in 1925, Miss Lochwood received her doctor of law degree two years later. She was admitted l.o practice before the United States Supreme Court in 1942. She was elected to the Arizona Legislature in 1939, 1941, and 1947. She was chairman of the House Judiciary Committee two years. She served two years as assistant attorney general and was for a time juvenile court referee. She first was elected to the Maricopa superior court in 1950 and was re-elected in 1958. Her present term does not expire until 1962. She has been active in the Phoenix Business and Professional Women's Club and in the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. emy. He received his law degree to 1924 from the university of Arizona. Udall was aft ambulance driver during World War I and served in the army's legal department with rank of lieutenant colonel during World War II. Udall served as superior court judge in Graham County 10 years, was county attorney, state legislator two terms, and .served as president of the former Gila Junior College. In 1958, he resigned his judgeship to become president of the California Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with headquarters at Los Angeles The father of six children, he holds the Silver Beaver Award for his work in the Boy Scouts of America. forthrightly on the record I hav made as judge of the superior court.' Term 2 FRED Fred C. Struckmeyer Jr., incumbent Chief Justice, is seeking reelection to the Arizona Supreme Court. A Democrat, he is unopposed. A native of Phoenix, Struck' jneyer was graduated from the University of Arizona law school in 1936, He served as deputy county attorney two years before and four years after World War II. During the war he was an infantryman in Europe. He was wounded in the throat and received the Silver Star and Bronze Star awards. Struckmeyer was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Maricopa County superior court in May of 1950. He then was elected to a term on that bench in the general election. The jurist is a member of the Episcopal Church, the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart and Elks Lodge. He and his wife reside at 7151 GLENN GINN Glenn Ginn, a native of China and prominent Tucson attorney, is seeking election to the Arizona Supreme Court. He was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Born in China, Ginn became an American by birth since his father was an American. His early education was in China. After completing eight years of elementary education at Santa Barbara, Calif., Ginn later was graduated from Park College in Missouri and took post-graduate work at Northwestern University, Stanford University and at San Francisco Seminary. He then returned to China to teach in various Canton schools under American missionary sponsorship, returning to' this country in 1939. Ginn was graduated from the University of Arizona Law school in 1940 and has practiced law since. Ginn is past president of- the Tucson, Rotary Club, the first Chinese-American in the country to head a local Rotary organization. He is married and the father of three children. Term 4 ROBERT o. LESHER ' Robert 0. Lesher, of Tucson, is a candidate for election to term four of the Arizona Supreme Court. He was appointed to the court in September. Lesher, a Rspublican, was born in Phoenix and educated in Tucson public schools. He is a member of the law firm of May, Lesher and Dees. He also served as a lecturer in law at the University Law. of Arizona's College of Phoenix Union High School and attended Arizona State University He served in the army during World War II and attained the rank of major. After the war he enrolled in the University of Ari zona law school and received his bachelor of law degree in three years. Stidham, a Democrat, entered private law practice in Phoenix with the firm of Gibbons and Kinney. Three years later he was appointed assistant attorney general. In 1952, he went into,the Maricopa County attorney's office as deputy, serving in both the civil and criminal divisions for four years. He was elected county attorney in 1956 and again in 1958. Stidham, his wife Emily, and their three children, Clint, 13, ,ucy, 12, and Janice 10, reside at 4214 E. Catalina. The children attend Tavan School in the Scottsdale district. County Supervisors District 1 R. E. Beaugureau (R) Robert E. Beaugureau, Mesa civic leader and business man, is" the Republican candidate for supervisor in District 1. MRS. JAMES 1. O'NEIL The 39-year-old Lesher graduated "with distinction" in 1942 from the University of Arizona, then did a. four-year hitch in the army during World War II. He was discharged a captain. He then enrolled in the law college and graduated in 1949 with "high distinction." He was recalled into the army and served 17 months during the Korean War. Later Lesher practiced law in Chicago as a trial attorney for the Santa Fe Railway. He returned to Tucson in 1954. Married to the former June Huffer, the Leshers have two children. His father, C. Zaner Lesher, is a retired registrar and director of admissions at the University of Arizona. N. Third children. St. They have two Term 3 JESSE Jesse Udall, 67, appointed list June to replace his brother, th* late Levi S. UdaU, if election to tot Arizona Courtjor the next low yearf. He j.. Justice U<J*U, pi Thatcher, wti born at Eagar and atteoded St. fii|h, School and Gil* Ac»<t- RENZ L. JENNINGS Superior Judge Renz L. Jen. nings is a candidate for term four of the Arizona Supreme Court. He seeks the post vacated by J. Mercer Johnson. Judge Jennings,, a Democrat, was appointed, to the superior court bench in 1949 by Gov. Dan Garvey. Previously he had been in private law practice in Phoenix for several years. Admitted to the state bar in 1927, Judge Jennings served, in the 10th Arizona legislature. He later was assistant attorney general under K. Barry Petersxm, and, Maricopa County attorney. He was born in < Taylor, the youngest of J? chjldrejn* He attended Brigham Young University and the Univeriity of Arizona, A veteran of World .War I, Judge Jennings is the father of four children and is affiliated with the ElKs, Woodmen of the World, American Legion, and. the Arizona Square Panes Associa, tion. In announcing his candidacy, the judge said, "I win stand PORTER. MURRY Porter Murry, Greenlee County Superior Court judge since 1950, is a candidate for Term Four of the Arizona Supreme Court. • Judge Murry, who served as Greenlee County attorney prior to being elected to the bench, was born in Clayton, N.M., in 1912. He received his early schooling at Liberal, Kan. In 1940 he received his law degree from the University of Arizona, married Carolyn Tees of California, and became an attorney at law in Clifton. He was named city attorney of both Clifton and Duncan in 1942. Among his achievements in Greenlee have been the establishment of the first juvenile and probation departments in the county. He frequently serves in other judicial courts across the state. He has sat on the state supreme court bench on special assignments. Judge Murry has said that bias and partiality 'should never be considered by a jurist in reaching a decision on a disputed issue. A Democrat, the judge is a member of the Elks, Odd Fellows, and Rotary. His family includes three daughters, Marianne, 18, Lilla, 13, and Portia. - State Auditor Mrs, N. Hurley (R) Mrs. Norman (Peggy) Hurley, ong active in Republican politics | nd Phoenix civic affairs, is seeking the office of state auditor. Born in Wichita, Kan., in 1903, Mrs. Hurley came to Arizona when she was 20 years old. She was graduated from the University of Arizona in 1939 and was employed by the American Trust Co. in San Francisco. . , The only worn- Mrs. Hurley an bank director in Arizona, Mrs. Hurley is a board member of the Bank of Phoenix. In 1957, she was named Woman of the Year by the Phoenix Advertising Club in recognition of her civic and charitable activities. Her late husband was a member of a pioneer Arizona family and was a rancher - farmer with interests in the meat packing business. Mrs. Hurley is honorary president for life of the Visiting Nurse Service board, a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and a director on the United Fund board. She has three children and four grandchildren and resides at 6720 N. Eighth St. Mrs. Jewel Jordan (D) Mrs. Jewel W. Jordan is the Democratic candidate for state auditor, seeking her sixth consecutive term. A native of Texas, Mrs. Jordan was graduated from high school at M a n g u m, Okla., and attended two years of college in Missouri. She also attended a business school in Oklahoma. The widow of brmer Maricopa Mrs InrHan ^^^ Sheriff, Mrs. Jordan. Lon Jor(Jani she FRED LaDEANE concert association, and the Arizona-Illinois Club. Hacker and his wife, Gladys, live at 9618 N. Belaire. W.W.Dick(D) W. W. (Skipper) Dick is the Democratic candidate for state superintendent of public instruc- A native of Forest Glen, 111., Beaugureau came to the Valley in 1945 and acquired the Red Mountain resort and ranch 12 miles northeast of Mesa. Hei ervi . or quickly began to take an active part in the affairs of Mesa. Beaugureau was active in the Mesa Junior Chamber of Commerce, and now is a director oi the Mesa CofC. He conceived and organized the annual Mesa Sports Jamboree, a 10-day festival which has brought that town and the Valley wide publicity. He served on the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Committee, and currently is a member of the Maridopa County Planning and Zoning Commission. Forced to quit Northwestern University, Evanston, III., during the depression years of the 1930s, Beaugureau started a trailer rental business in the Midwest. In seeking the supervisor's job, Beaugureau .said, "We need, instead of a consistently lone, dissenting voice, a minority of one on the board, the greatest cooperation, alertness, and understanding possible "to meet the de mands of the county's amazin growth." James E. Lindsay (D) > « James D. Lindsay, a Democra is completing his fifth term a form of government and ha$ pledged its continuation. Burns has stated he is opposed to the "spoils system," and has said he will continue the sound practices that brought the county the All- American Award of the National Municipal League. Richard Searles (D) Richard D. Searles, Scottsdale business and real estate man. is the Democratic candidate for sup"—' — in District 2. A resident of the Valley for more than 20 years, Searles has a, long record of political and civic activity. He was former under-secretary of the interior under President Truman and served as president of the Salt River Valley Water Users. Searles is a former member of the state legislature. In originally announcing his; candidacy for the post, Searles i Legislative Races District 1 M. Humphrey (R) Marshall Humphrey, 31, Chandler, is the Republican candidate seeking reelection to the legislature from District 1. He is a farm area. manager in the Chandler Humphrey is a native of Phoenix, attended Phoenix public schools, Arizona State University, and the University of Arizona where he received a bachelor's degree in agriculture. Humphrey stressed two needs of the county Humphrey has served one term which he said received little at- in the legislature, is chairman of tentlon from the supervisors: the southside soil conservation neighborhood playgrounds, and district . and community chairman to county 1.. supervisor from Distric tion is seeking term. a second Born in Texas, Dick came to Arizona with his parents age of at 10. the He was graduated from Phoenix Union High School and -obtained a degree in school administration Arizona from State STAMFORD, Conn, (UPJ)-Six- Ford, wai treated »t Stamford y«#u>rd*y button. filled out his unexpired term after his death in 1944. She then was named a deputy f6r three years. Mrs. Jordan was elected county treasurer in 1948 and then was elected to her present post in 1950. A member of the Arizona Democratic Women's Club, she is past president of the Soroptimist Club and the American Legion Auxiliary of the former Greenway Post. She also was past chairman of the board of managers of the Florence Crittendon Home. Mrs. Jordan also is a member of the Daughters of the Nile, the Vet. erans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and attends Central Methodist Church. She has a married daughter living at York, S. C, She resides at 3902 W. Indian School. Arizona Instruction Dick University. Dick also holds a master's degree from ASU and has taken graduate work at Stanford University. He taught and served as principal in Tolleson, Cashion and at Scottsdale, and was superintendent of Scottsdale schools. He served as Maricopa County school superintendent' from 1955 until elected state superintendent in 1958. He is a member of the Masons, Elks, Woodmen of the World, Moose, Phoenix Executives Club, and White Mountain Improvement Association. He is past president and founder of the Scottsdale Kiwanis Club. He. resides at 4505 E. Elm with lis wife and four .children. He first was elected to th board in 1950 after two terms a county treasurer. A native of Grand Forks, N.D Lindsay spent his boyhood Grand Rapids, Mich. He came t Arizona as a young man in 1920 settling in Phoenix. Obtaining employment with th Donofrio Ice Cream Co., he be came interested in Democrat! politics and gained recognition a a party worker. He twice wa president of the Maricopa Count Democratic Club, and was a pn cinct committeeman 16 years. Lindsay was elected count treasurer in November 1944. H was chairman of the board of sup ervisors in 1950. When he announced he woul seek re-election, Lindsay said, will do exactly as I have done i the past. I will serve faithfully a the people in District 1 and wi do everything in my power t promote the welfare of Maricop County." Lindsay lives at 1116 S. 10th St. His wife, Mrs. Juanita Line say, died more than two year ago. District 2 L. W. Hacker, a Phoenix real estate developer, is the Republics candidate for state superin tendent of public instruction. With nearly 30 years in Illinois as a public school superin tendent, Hacker faculty of the State County attorney, term four o| fee Arizona Supreme Court. Born in QUitaM, in 1J21, StidJiam cam* to Arizona at the age of 7. He J» a graduate o| was a member Illinois Normal sity. H ed his mtste degree from University Iowa and graduate work „ . it Columbia Hwktr and tfae University of Illinois. He served in the chemical State Mine Inspector Unopposed Roy V. Hersey, of Coolidge, is seeking his second full term as state mine inspector. He is a Democrat. A native of California, Hersey came to Arizona ini 1927 as safety engineer for Nevada Consolidated Mining Co., now owned by Kenne cott Copper Co. at Ray. For several years he was employed by Magna Copper Co. at Superior. He is past president of the Associated Safety Engineers of Arizona and has taught first aid to many groups, including miners and firemen. An unsuccessful primary candidate for the state mine post in 1954 and 1956, he was appointed in 1957 by Governor McFarland to fill a vacancy created by the death of Ed Massey. He was elected for a two-year term in 1958. He has no opposition Nov. 8. Hersey is married and has two sons and a daughter. Barney Burns (R) Barney Burns, Republican can didate for supervisor in Distric 2, is currently serving in tha job. He'was appointed last Feb ruary to succeed James G. Hart who died of auto crash injuries Burns, vice president of th< Burns-Harrelson-Burns Insurance Agency, 4731 N. Central, has been interested in sound governmen for many years. He was one'of the founders of the original charter government group which in 1949 gave the City of Phoenix the reform administration it has enjoyed since that time. A native of Bridgeport, 111., Burns has been a resident ol Maricopa County since 1946, when he was released from the U.S. Air Force as a lieutenant colonel, Burns lives with his wife and their two children at 735 E. Desert Park Ln. Burns graduated from the University of Illinois, where he majored in business administration. He is a member of All Saints Episcopal Church, the Kiwanis Club and the Phoenix Press Club. He has repeatedly expressed his widening of two-lane roads at in- for the office of price stabilization land conservation. P..I He is married, has three chil- re _'dren, is a member of the Chand- jler Rotary Club, the Chandler 1 Chamber of Commerce, and sits 'on the board of the Maricopa | Child Guidance Clinic, the Arizona Crop Improvement Association, the Arizona Cotton Growers, and the Chandler Boy Scouts. Humphrey says he has a sincere • desire to serve again in the leg- tersections. Searles has repeatedly pressed his opposition to a turn of the "spoils system" county government. District 3 Fred LaDeane (R) Fred LaDeane, a trust officer with Lane Title & Trust Co., is the Republican candidate for supervisor in District 3. LaDeane, of 5721 N. 61th Lane, Glendale, is a native of Phoenix and spent 3'/ 2 years in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean conflict. .He was graduated from McKendree College with a degree in business education and attended the University of California, where he was graduated with a degree in law. Married and the father of two children, LaDeane is a member of the Phoenix Civitan Club and the Arizona Society for Brain Injured. LaDeane said that no county employe should be forced to campaign for or contribute money to an elected official. He said the tax burden must be lightened, and financial decisions of an office holder should be based solely upon public need. The right of an individual to the free use of his land should only be restricted by zoning when it interferes with the free use and enjoyment of neighboring property, LaDeane believes. He said zoning must never be used by any government to dominate land development, the home, industry, or an individual in the enjoyment of his property. Mrs.J.T.,O'Neil(D) Mrs. James T. O'Neil, a Democrat representing District 3 on the board of supervisors, was appointed to the post May 25, 1959 to fill out the term to which her late husband was elected. Mrs. O'Neil, a native of'Bisbee and a member of a pioneer Arizona family, is currently serving as chairman of the board of su pervisors. She and her seven children live at 138 W. Rose Lane A graduate of the University of Arizona in 1931, she took a year f graduate study at the Univer- ity of California at Berkeley, ten became a school teacher. Jefore her marriage she was a welfare worker in the Mesa area or several years. She is a mem- er of St.. Francis Xavier Catho- c Church. Her husband and James G. Hart /ere elected to the board of su- jervisors in 1952, taking office in anuary, 1953. Mrs. O'Neil said would continue the program tarted by Mr. Hart and Mr. 'Neil that resulted in Maricopa ounty becoming one of the few ounties in history to win the All- merican Award of the National confidence in the county manager Municipal League. State Treasurer Hunter Fails To Fay Deer Tag Fine, Jailed PRESCOTT — A Phoenix man yesterday was fined $100 or 30 days in jail on a conviction for failing to tag a deer he shot Oct. 29. Harold J, Varner, of 314 N. 48th Dr., was sentenced by Justice of the Peace Gerold Kolar. Verner was jailed when he failed to pay the fine. *up*r in reor«*ui?#tion di*tricti before moving to ^ »» *• i hoard member ot pint Methodjst Ciwcb, president o| « Rare Lion Triplets Doing Well In 2«Q LAFAYETTE, fad. (Ap)~H.eal- thy lion triplet!, a rarity in captive lioas, are frolicking in their pen at the Columbian Park Zoo here. Zoja officials, who announced yeiterdjy the cut* were horn Oct. Mid they ure fed a weigh about b pounds a*ch. T John H. Eversole John H. Eversole, longtime Republican worker, is seeking the office of state treasurer. member of the Arizona Bar now devotes his time to management of exten sive farming in terests. He is 9 lay member o; the State Osteopathic Board o! Examiners, Eversole was assistant attorney general under Ross F. Jones who assigned him primary responsibility in the early preparation of the Colorado River case against California. In 1956 he was chairman of the Arizona delegation to the Republican National Convention in San Francisco. Born fe 1900 at Newman, III, he was graduated from Culver Military Academy ant) did undergraduate work tt William and Mary College, fie received his law degree from Washington University at St. Louis. EvertPle J. W. Kelly J. W. Kelly, with 30 years in state government, is seeking his fourth term as state treasurer. He is a Democrat. A resident of Arizona 33 years, Kelly attended Indiana University before entering the army in World War I. Kelly, who lives at 7561 N. 27th Ave., has held public office since 1930. Last year he was an unsuccessful pri mary candidate for the corporation commission He has served three terms as treasurer, was deputy treasurer six years, worked in the state auditor's office 15 years, and for a time was in the motor vehicle division of the highway department. More recently, he served as dis- ribution and utilization officer of ipecitl (ormuU by h»n<Uod j»ow |fc reside* at W W. BerrJdge •BiAlMta MaW^ubt IJ- .AA....J_ _ __ 1_ rr _ _ ~ Lane. islature. "My primary interest, he says, "lies in the fields of education, agriculture, conservation, and highway safety legislation." Dr. J. R. Carney (D) Dr. John R. Carney, 36, Chandler, is the Democratic candidate for the legislature from District 1. He is a veterinarian and rancher. • Born in Greeley, Colo., he attended Tempe High School and was graduated from Colorado State University. He has lived in Arizona 21 years. A Democratic precinct commit- Carncy teeman, he formerly served two terms in the .. Chandler City Council. Carney is <*. a veteran of World War II and £ the Korean War. 3 He has served as president of ~ the Chandler Chamber of Com- Sj merce, Rotary Club and Chandler '"* Industrial Development Founda-' s. tion. He is a member of Ameri- £• can Legion, Fraternal Order of C: Police, Masons, Shrine, Chandler S Sheriff's Posse and the Methodist ~ Church. Carney said he stands for tax equalization, planning for alloca- '•' tion of water from the Colorado "" River, and long range plans to bring new industry into the state. -*. Carney is married and has five , children. District 2 •W. S. Porter (R) Republican candidate for elec- 1K tion to the state legislature from • District No. 2 of this county is ,."• William S. (Bill) Porter of 15 E. Second Ave., Mesa. A n a t i v e of Heber, Ariz., v Porter now is engaged in the businesses o f contracting, real estate, insurance and cattle raising in the Mesa area. He has repre- •:• i sented his district in the house .... o f representa- £ years, and also Porter lives for six served on his district school board and on the commission. Arizona He is a the Sertoma Club, real estate member of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce' and the board of the YMCA. A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he is married and has four children. Porter favors more financial aid to distressed school districts, a traffic safety program wjtj) teeth, and a sound tax program to bring more business into Arizona. Chas, Rogers (p) Native Arizonan Chas. Rogers is a legislative candidate from the second district. He is a Democrat and lives Mesa. J. W. Kelly the Arizona Surplus Property Agency which handles, distribu- jon o/ federal surplus property among eligible state institutions. Rogers at 334 S. Hobson in He was born 72 years ago in Pima. He has a private general law practice. Town clerk of Pima (for 20 years, he also was a county attorney, elementary schoolteacher, cons table, j u s t i c e of the peace, and assistant attorney general of Arizona. A Mormon, he is married to the former Gladys Haws. They have five children and 21 grandchildren. They have been married 45 years. His statement, "I b«i«vt (Coatl«u*d Tu fan UQ

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