Maricopa County, Arizona - Schools

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ASU In Memoriam

Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon College, an institution owned and operated by the Baptist General Convention of Arizona, was approved by the Glendale session in 1946. Trustees were selected by the convention's executive board in March 1947, and the charter was received August 1, 1949. The first graduating class (1951) had six members. At the end of the first seven years the graduates numbered 115. It became fully accredited in 1952. The first president was Willis J. RAY. There were 123 enrolled the first year. In the summer of 1951, the college was moved to a permanent 160-acre campus at 3300 West Camelback in Phoenix. Leroy SMITH was then the president. Presidents of the college have been Willis J. RAY, Leroy SMITH, B. O. HERRING, Glen EASON and Loyed R. SIMMONS.

North Phoenix High School
An excellent site for North Phoenix High School alumni
Has many years of information including yearbook pictures.

The Phoenix Indian School
The Phoenix Indian School was a boarding school founded in 1891 with the goal of fostering the assimilation of Native Americans into white society. The school served as a federal educational institution for Native American children from tribes in Arizona and elsewhere in the Southwest. Its last graduating class consisted of nineteen students in 1990.

Arizona Historical Society

Maricopa County Recorder's Office
All Images Dating to 1871 Are On the Recorder's Website

The Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

The Mesa Library

The Mesa Regional Family History Center
has an excellent index of Arizona obituaries.
Click on "Search AZ Obituaries"

Excellent resources here from the
State Library Genealogy Collection

West Valley Genealogical Society

Arizonans Killed in War:
World War I,
World War II,
Vietnam and
Desert Storm
Arizonans killed in Iraq or Afghanistan

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