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

Thomas Fulbright Residence

Historic Site

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, February 15, 2014
1. Thomas Fulbright Residence Marker
Inscription. The Fulbrights moved into the home on February 14, 1934 continuing to complete the house as cash became available. The adobe patio wall was completed in 1934, the outside and inside walls were plastered in 1937 and the tile roof was installed in 1947.

Tom Fulbright wrote a book, Cow Country Counselor, about his experiences here as a lawyer. He was involved in the notable cases of Winnie Ruth Judd and Eva Dugan. He was a partner to Ernest McFarland who later became Arizona Governor, Senator, State Supreme Court Justice and Father of the G.I. Bill.

The Spanish Mission Revival Style plans were obtained from the Architect Small House Bureau of the American Institute of Architecture.

Listed, National Register of Historic Places

Year Built: 1931
75 South Matilda
 
Erected 2013 by The Town of Florence and the Historic District Advisory Commission.
 
Location. 33° 1.837′ N, 111° 23.049′ W. Marker is in Florence, Arizona, in Pinal County. Marker is on South Matilda, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 South Matilda, Florence AZ 85132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Thomas Fulbright Residence Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 15, 2014
2. Thomas Fulbright Residence Marker
The First Presbyterian Church of Florence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Huffman House (about 400 feet away); Manuel Robles House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elmer Coker House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Kee Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesus Preciado de Luna/Bernardina Loroña Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harvey-Niemeyer House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elena Llescas House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Thomas Fulbright Residence image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 15, 2014
3. Thomas Fulbright Residence
Thomas Fulbright Residence image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 15, 2014
4. Thomas Fulbright Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 16, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 16, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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