14th Arizona State Legislature

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14th Arizona State Legislature
13th 15th
The facade of the Arizona Capitol building in bright daylight
Jurisdiction Arizona, United States
Term January 1, 1939 – December 31, 1940
Members 19
Party control Democratic (19–0)
House of Representatives
Members 52
Party control Democratic (51–1)
1st January 9 – March 13, 1939
1st Special Session September 23 – September 27, 1940

The 14th Arizona State Legislature, consisting of the Arizona State Senate and the Arizona House of Representatives, was constituted in Phoenix from January 1, 1939 to December 31, 1940, during Robert Taylor Jones's first and only term as Governor of Arizona. The number of senators remained constant at 19, while the House increased from 51 to 52 members. The Democrats maintained one hundred percent of the senate seats, while the Republicans continued to have a single seat in the House, one of the two from Navajo County.


The Legislature met for the regular session at the State Capitol in Phoenix on January 9, 1939; and adjourned on March 13.[1] There was a special session which was held from September 23 – September 27, 1940.[2]:521

State Senate[edit]


The asterisk (*) denotes members of the previous Legislature who continued in office as members of this Legislature.[1]:29

County Senator Party Notes
Apache John R. Coleman Democratic
Cochise H. A. (Pete) Wimberly* Democratic
Dan Angius* Democratic
Coconino James E. Babbitt* Democratic
Gila Daniel E. Rienhardt* Democratic
A. R. Edwards Democratic
Graham Benjamin Blake Democratic
Greenlee A. C. Stanton* Democratic
Maricopa James Minotto Democratic
Charles M. Menderson Democratic
Mohave Robert E. Morrow Democratic
Navajo Robert L. Moore* Democratic
Pima Henry A. Dalton* Democratic
V. Clare Dodd Democratic
Pinal William Coxon Democratic
Santa Cruz E. F. Bohlinger Democratic
Yavapai Paul C. Keefe* Democratic
W. E. Patterson* Democratic
Yuma H. H. Baker* Democratic

House of Representatives[edit]


The asterisk (*) denotes members of the previous Legislature who continued in office as members of this Legislature. The size of the House increased by a single seat to 52 members, when Maricopa was given a 19th seat.[1]:29

County Representative Party Notes
Apache G. Oscar Hamblin* Democratic
Cochise Ralph Cowan Democratic
Howard McKinney* Democratic
M. A. Gray* Democratic
Frank W. Sharpe Jr.* Democratic
E. B. McAleb Democratic
Coconino Clyde M. Stauffer* Democratic
Charles F. Wade Democratic
Gila James R. Heron* Democratic
William G. Rosenbaum* Democratic
Harold Copp Democratic
Graham J. W. Greenhalgh Democratic
Warner B. Mattice Democratic
Greenlee Fred J. Fritz* Democratic
Maricopa G. A. Batchelder* Democratic
Cecil A. Bell Democratic
Jack Cummard* Democratic
M. E. Curry* Democratic
Charles T. Francis Democratic
J. Melvin Goodson* Democratic
Raymond S. Hill Democratic
Lorna E. Lockwood Democratic
0. L. McDaniel Democratic
T. McGowan Democratic
Laura McRae Democratic
W. R. Palmer Democratic
Walter J. Righetti Democratic
Marvin E. Smith Democratic
William E. Stanford Democratic
C. T. Thompson* Democratic
Raymond Wiggins Democratic
Kirby L. Vidrine Democratic
R. K. Wood* Democratic
Mohave E. L. Jameson Democratic
Navajo William Bourdon* Democratic
Oren L. Murray* Democratic
Pima C. J. (Jimmy) Carreon Democratic
Robert H. Forbes Democratic
D. M. Penny Democratic
L. B. Wilson * Democratic
F. K. (Kit) Carson* Democratic
B. J. O'Neill* Democratic
William Spaid* Democratic
Pinal C. S. Goff Democratic
W. E. Mullen* Democratic
Santa Cruz George F. MacDonald Democratic
Yavapai Robert E. Perkins Democratic
V. A. Reichard* Democratic
Leonard Klein* Democratic
Harry J. Mader* Democratic
Yuma Ed V. Shaw Democratic
William Wisener* Democratic


  1. ^ a b c "Session laws, State of Arizona, 1938, Thirteenth Legislature, Fourth Special Session, 1939, Fourteenth Legislature, Regular Session". State of Arizona. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "Session laws, State of Arizona, 1940, Fourteenth Legislature, First Special Session, 1941, Fifteenth Legislature, Regular Session". State of Arizona. Retrieved February 8, 2017.