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The curious death of the ‘Father of Arizona’ (access required)

Charles D. Poston was born in Hardin County Kentucky on April 20, 1825. At age 12, he was apprenticed to the County Clerk's Office for seven years, after which he studied law and was admitted to the Bar.

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