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Frank Cullen Brophy

Frank Cullen Brophy, American banker, rancher. Decorated commander Sovereign Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta.


  • Brophy, Frank Cullen was born on November 16, 1894 in Bisbee, Arizona, United States. Son of William Henry and Ellen (Goodbody) Brophy.

  • Education

    • Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, 1913. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1917.


    • Arizona Central Bank, Flagstaff, Northern Arizona Securities Company, Los Angeles, 1923-1927. Director, executive vice president Phoenix National Bank, Phoenix Savings Bank & Trust Company, 1923-1930. Director, president Bank of Douglas (Arizona), 1935-1955, chairman of Douglas, Phoenix, 1955-1959.

      President Phoenix Date Company, 1927-1955, General Grocery Company, 1941-1958, General Sales Company, 1943-1958, Prime Minister Sales Company, 1957-1978, Libbey Fruit Packing Company. Owner, operator Babacomari Ranch, Elgin, Arizona, 1937-1972, El Fresnal Ranch, Aguga Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, 1942-1948.


    • Author: Arizona Sketch Book. Contributor articles to Commonweal, Catholic World, Arizona highways.


    Member nat. council John Birch Society, 1961-1978. Trustee St. Joseph’s Hospital, Barrows Neur. Institute, 1952-1968, Brophy College Preparatory Director American Institute for Foreign Trade, 1946-1955.

    Founder Maricopa County Taxpayers Association. Member Arizona State Fair Commission, 1938-1940. Member of advisory board For American, 1955.

    Clubs: University (Seattle).


    • Married Sallie Ropes Blake, May 3, 1919. Children: Alice Blake (Mistress.
    • father: William Henry Brophy
    • mother: Ellen (Goodbody) Brophy
    • spouse: Sallie Ropes Blake
    • child: Alice Blake (Mrs Brophy
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    Born November 16, 1894
    Died February 3, 1978
    (aged 83)