May 7: Today in Arizona history

2013-05-07T07:00:00Z May 7: Today in Arizona historyArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

1872: The first lawyers are admitted to practice law in Maricopa County.

1902: Arizona Territorial Gov. Nathan O. Murphy resigns and President Theodore Roosevelt appoints Alexander O. Brodie, his comrade from Rough Rider days.

1913: Fred Maish, once a mayor of Tucson and wealthy cattleman of the Maish and Driscoll Cattle Co., dies alone in an old adobe shack in Tucson at nearly 80 years of age.

1916: The Yuma Game Warden reports that civil war in Mexico is scarring big game across the international line into the Yuma and Mohave Mountains.

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