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Henry Fountain Ashurst

Henry Fountain Ashurst, American lawyer, ex-senator. member Arizona Territorial legislature, and speaker of House: elected to Territorial Senate, 1902; member United States Senate, 1912-1941, serving 5 terms. Democrat.

Background

  • Ashurst, Henry Fountain was born on September 13, 1874 in Winnemucca, Nevada, United States. Son of William Henry and Sarah Elizabeth (Bogard) Ashurst.

  • Education

    • Public Schools, Flagstaff, Arizona. Stockton, (California) Business College. University of Michigan.

    Career

    • Practice law Williams, Arizona, 1897. Admitted to Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1908. Member Arizona Territorial legislature, and speaker of House: elected to Territorial Senate, 1902.

      Elected district attorney, Coconino County, 1904, re-elected, 1906. Member United States Senate, 1912-1941, serving 5 terms.

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    Member Arizona Territorial legislature, and speaker of House: elected to Territorial Senate, 1902. Member United States Senate, 1912-1941, serving 5 terms.

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    • Married Elizabeth McEvoy Renoe, March 2, 1904.
    • father: William Henry Ashurst
    • mother: Sarah Elizabeth (Bogard) Ashurst
    • spouse: Elizabeth McEvoy Renoe
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    Born September 13, 1874
    Died May 31, 1962
    (aged 87)
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