Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978.

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Biographical note: Banker, rancher, writer and conservative political activist; Frank Brophy was an amateur historian and wrote articles which appeared in various publications as well as numerous letters to the editor. He purchased the Babocomari Ranch in 1936 where he bred and raised Hereford cattle. He was director of the Arizona National Livestock Show, chairman of the Arizona Racing Commission and a member of the State Fair Commission and was involved with many charities.

From the description of Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy general files, 1882-1975. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 49605432

Biographical note: Banker, rancher, writer and conservative political activist; Frank Brophy took over his father's business interests including a large share of many banks. Against Brophy's wishes, J.S. Douglas liquidated the Bank of Bisbee and in 1936, Brophy took control of the Bank of Douglas. In 1958, he resigned from the Chairmanship of the Bank of Douglas.

From the description of Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy business files, 1899-1975. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 49605421

Biographical note: Banker, rancher, writer and conservative political activist; Frank Brophy was a founder and long-time member of the John Birch Society. He was a supporter of Wendell Wilkie and active in Wilkie's presidential campaign. Brophy kept up correspondence with all of Arizona's senators and governors throughout his life. He was a friend of Barry Goldwater and active in Goldwater's political campaigns. He also supported Joseph McCarthy and other national political figures.

From the description of Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy political files, 1918-1977. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 49605407

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referencedIn Brophy family. Brophy family papers, 1882-1976. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978. Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy general files, 1882-1975. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978. Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy business files, 1899-1975. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
creatorOf Brophy, Frank Cullen, 1894-1978. Brophy papers -- Frank Brophy political files, 1918-1977. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
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associatedWith American Institute for Foreign Trade. corporateBody
associatedWith Arizona Bank corporateBody
associatedWith Arizona. State Fair Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Association Against the Prohibition Amendment. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bank of Bisbee corporateBody
correspondedWith Bank of Douglas corporateBody
associatedWith Brophy College Preparatory School. corporateBody
associatedWith Brophy, Ellen Goodbody, 1872-1934 person
correspondedWith Brophy family family
associatedWith Brophy family. family
associatedWith Brophy, William Henry, 1863-1922 person
correspondedWith Buckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008 person
associatedWith Campaign for 48 States. corporateBody
associatedWith Cashman, Nellie, 1844-1925. person
associatedWith Clifton Water Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Douglas, James S. (James Stuart), 1868-1949 person
correspondedWith Douglas, Lewis W. (Lewis Williams), 1894- person
correspondedWith Fannin, Paul J. (Paul Jones), 1907- person
associatedWith First National Bank of Arizona corporateBody
correspondedWith Garvey, Daniel E. (Daniel Emmet), 1886-1974 person
correspondedWith Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909- person
correspondedWith Hayden, Carl Trumbull, 1877-1972 person
associatedWith John Birch Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Maricopa County Taxpayers League (Maricopa County, Ariz.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Mathews, William R. person
correspondedWith McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957 person
correspondedWith McFarland, Ernest William, 1894-1984. person
correspondedWith Mecham, Evan person
correspondedWith Megargee, Lon person
correspondedWith Mitke, Charles A., b. 1881 person
associatedWith Morenci Water Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969 person
correspondedWith Pulliam, Eugene C. person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Archibald B. (Archibald Bulloch), 1894-1979 person
correspondedWith Rousselot, John H. person
associatedWith Salt River Valley Water Users' Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953 person
correspondedWith Udall, Morris K. person
correspondedWith Wilkie, Wendall L. (Wendall Lewis), 1892-1944 person
correspondedWith Williams, Jack, 1909- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Babocomari Ranch (Ariz.)
Cienega Ranch (Ariz.)
Arizona--Cochise County
Arizona
Night Hawk Mine (Ariz.)
Arizona
United States
Subject
Soil conservation
Conservatism--20th century
Politicians--Correspondence
Ranches
State rights
Presidents--Election
Banks and banking
Economic development
Prohibition
Anti-communist movements
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Birth 1894

Death 1978

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