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Florence in Pinal County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Elmer Coker House

 
 
Elmer Coker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
1. Elmer Coker House Marker
Inscription. This 1881 Sonoran/Early Transitional adobe was home to the Elmer Coker family in 1907. A prominent cattleman and lawyer specializing in land and water rights. Coker was a delegate to the Arizona Constitutional Convention and is considered the father of the Arizona Corporation Commission. He died in 1935, and his body lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda. His Florence funeral was one of the largest the town had ever seen. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
 
Location. 33° 1.838′ N, 111° 23.256′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South Main Street, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manuel Robles House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harvey-Niemeyer House (about 500 feet away); C.D. Henry House (about 600 feet away); Denier & Richmond General Merchandise Store (about 700 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church of Florence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesus Preciado de Luna/Bernardina Loroņa Residence
Elmer Coker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
2. Elmer Coker House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); John Nicholas Saloon and Beer Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); John P. Clum House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
More about this marker. This house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Elmer Coker House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, January 16, 2010
3. Elmer Coker House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 609 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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