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Doomed footsteps: Lewis Wolfley (access required)

Governor Lewis Wolfley had the distinction of being the first resident of the Arizona Territory to become territorial governor. He also, probably, had the most unusual death associated with a former Arizona governor. Lewis Wolfley was born in Philadelphia on Oct. 8, 1839. He was trained as a surveyor and civil engineer and worked for railroads ...

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