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French ancestry Politicians in Arizona

Stephen E. Aguirre Stephen Earnest Aguirre (1892-1972) — also known as Stephen E. Aguirre — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Born in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., November 11, 1892. U.S. Vice Consul in Ciudad Juarez, 1917-20; Chihuahua, 1920; Manzanillo, 1921-24; Nuevo Laredo, 1925-27, 1927-29; Piedras Negras, 1927; Mexico City, 1929-32; U.S. Consul in Ciudad Juarez, as of 1943. Mexican, Scottish, English, French, and German ancestry. Died, from an aortic aneurysm, in Southwestern General Hospital, El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., November 19, 1972 (age 80 years, 8 days). Interment at Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Monroe Aguirre (1867-1926) and Mary Wilhelmina (Sneed) Aguirre; married to Jeannette Adelina Krause.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1920)
John C. Fremont John Charles Frémont (1813-1890) — also known as "The Pathfinder"; "The Champion of Freedom" — Born in Savannah, Chatham County, Ga., January 21, 1813. Republican. Explorer; Military Governor of California, 1847; arrested for mutiny, 1847; court-martialed; found guilty of mutiny, disobedience, and conduct prejudicial to order; penalty remitted by Pres. James K. Polk; U.S. Senator from California, 1850-51; candidate for President of the United States, 1856; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Arizona Territory, 1878-81; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1888. Episcopalian. French ancestry. Died, of peritonitis, in a hotel room at New York, New York County, N.Y., July 13, 1890 (age 77 years, 173 days). Original interment at Trinity Cemetery, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment in 1891 at Rockland Cemetery, Nyack, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Jean Charles Frémont and Ann Whiting (Pryor) Frémont; married, October 19, 1841, to Jessie Benton (daughter of Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858)).
  Political families: Benton family; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Selah Hill
  Fremont County, Colo., Fremont County, Idaho, Fremont County, Iowa and Fremont County, Wyo. are named for him.
  Fremont Peak, in Monterey County and San Benito County, California, is named for him.  — Fremont Peak, in Coconino County, Arizona, is named for him.  — The city of Fremont, California, is named for him.  — The city of Fremont, Ohio, is named for him.  — The city of Fremont, Nebraska, is named for him.
  Politician named for him: John F. Hill
  Campaign slogan (1856): "Free Soil, Free Men, Fremont."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books by John C. Fremont: Memoirs of My Life and Times
  Books about John C. Fremont: Tom Chaffin, Pathfinder: John Charles Fremont and the Course of American Empire — David Roberts, A Newer World : Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West — Andrew Rolle, John Charles Fremont: Character As Destiny
  Image source: Life and Work of James G. Blaine (1893)
  Raymond Charles Moley (1886-1975) — also known as Raymond Moley; Ray Moley — Born in Berea, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 27, 1886. Mayor of Olmsted Falls, Ohio; university professor; member of the "Brain Trust" which advised President Franklin D. Roosevelt; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, 1933; broke with Roosevelt in 1936, and later became senior advisor to Republicans Wendell Willkie, Barry Goldwater, and Richard Nixon; columnist for Newsweek magazine; received the Medal of Freedom in 1970. Irish and French ancestry. Died February 18, 1975 (age 88 years, 144 days). Interment somewhere in Phoenix, Ariz.
  Relatives: Son of Felix James Moley and Agnes (Fairchild) Moley; married 1916 to Eva Dall (divorced 1948); married 1949 to Frances Hebard.
  See also Wikipedia article
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