Biography of Frank H. Hereford
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FRANK H. HEREFORD was born at Sacramento, California, on November 21, 1861. His parents a few years later, moved to Virginia City, Nevada, and his home during the earlier period of his life was in Nevada. His mother, Mary Jewel Hereford, dying when he was six years old, most of his time was thereafter spent in California with relatives and at school, until his 16th year, when his father moved to Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Hereford's home has ever since that time been in Arizona. He attended McClure's Academy at Oakland, Santa Clara College at Santa Clara and the University of the Pacific at San Jose, all of the State of California. He studied law in his father's office at Tucson, Arizona, and was admitted to practice in the year 1885, and ever since that date has been practicing, maintaining an office in the city of Tucson. He has made a specialty of mining and corporation law, and is the regular attorney and chief counsel for a number of the larger mining companies of Southern Arizona. He is interested in a large number of business enterprises in the State, principal amongst which are the Consolidated National Bank of Tucson, of which he is a director, and the La Osa Cattle Company, of which he is a director and secretary. He was private secretary for two years to F. A. Tritle, Governor of Arizona; a member of the Constitutional Convention of Arizona. which convened in the year 1891, and was District Attorney of Pima County for two successive terms. His father, Benjamin H. Hereford, was a lawyer of prominence in Arizona; was a member of the Territorial Legislature in the year 1879, and for several terms seryed as District Attornev of Pima County. Mr. Hereford was united in marriage to Miss Adeline Rockwell, of Milwaukee, Wis., July 30, 1901. They have three sons, Francis Rockwell, aged 11; Jack, aged 6, and Edgar Tenney, aged 3.

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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