Charles D. Poston (1825-1902)

Charles Debrille Poston, the "father of Arizona," was a western pioneer and explorer, silver mining entrepreneur, journalist, and expert at Indian affairs and irrigation. He persuaded the U.S. government to create the Arizona Territory in 1863 and became its first delegate to the U.S. Congress (1864-65).

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES19954
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1067px
Width:
746px
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