Biography of Leroy Anderson
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LEROY ANDERSON, one of the most prominent attorneys in Arizona, has been a resident of this state since 1893, when he came here from his native state, Illinois. Mr. Anderson is especially well known as a corporation attorney, being counsel for the United Verde Copper Company, Senator Clark's big mine, for the Consolidated Arizona Smelting Company at Humboldt, and for the United Verde & Pacific Railroad, and the Prescott Gas & Electric Company. He is at present a director of the Prescott Chamber of Commerce and was formerly vice president of this organization. He is also a director in what promises to be the largest privately owned irrigation project in the Southwest. He is a prominent member of the Arizona Bar Association, in which body he has served as president, and of the Prescott Auto Club. Mr. Anderson is a Republican, and a leader in his party in Yavapai county. He is especially well known for the work done by him as president of the Anti Joint Statehood Commission in 1906, when he so successfully conducted the fight against joint statehood. During the Spanish-American War, he was a member of the Fifth Illinois Volunteers. Mr. Anderson is married and makes his home in Prescott.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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