15th Arizona State Legislature

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15th Arizona State Legislature
14th 16th
The facade of the Arizona Capitol building in bright daylight
JurisdictionArizona, United States
TermJanuary 1, 1941 – December 31, 1942
Party controlDemocratic (19–0)
House of Representatives
Party controlDemocratic (52–0)
1stJanuary 13 – March 17, 1941
Special sessions
1stApril 6 – April 25, 1942

The 15th Arizona State Legislature, consisting of the Arizona State Senate and the Arizona House of Representatives, was constituted in Phoenix from January 1, 1941 to December 31, 1942, during the first of Sidney Preston Osborn's four consecutive terms as Governor of Arizona. The number of senators and house representatives remained constant at 19 and 52, respectively. The Democrats controlled one hundred percent of both the senate and house seats.


The Legislature met for the regular session at the State Capitol in Phoenix on January 13, 1941; and adjourned on March 17.[1] There was a special session which was held from April 6–25, 1942.[2]:471

State Senate[edit]


The asterisk (*) denotes members of the previous Legislature who continued in office as members of this Legislature.[1]:4

County Senator Party Notes
Apache Bert J. Colter Democratic
Cochise Ralph Cowan* Democratic
Dan Angius* Democratic
Coconino James E. Babbitt* Democratic
Gila S. L. Bixby* Democratic
A. R. Edwards* Democratic
Graham Benjamin Blake* Democratic
Greenlee A. C. Stanton* Democratic
Maricopa Joe C. Haldiman Democratic
Marvin E. Smith Democratic
Mohave J. Hubert Smith Democratic
Navajo Lloyd C. Henning* Democratic
Pima H. H. d'Autremont Democratic
William Kimball Democratic
Pinal William Coxon* Democratic
Santa Cruz James A. Harrison Democratic
Yavapai Paul C. Keefe* Democratic
Norman Fain 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 remained constant at 52 members.[1]:5

County Representative Party Notes
Apache Walter Pulsipher* Democratic
Cochise Neal L. Vinson Democratic
Howard McKinney* Democratic
H. J. Lewis Democratic
Frank W. Sharpe Jr.* Democratic
E. B. McAleb* Democratic
Coconino Frank L. Christensen 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 H. C. Armstrong Democratic
M. R. Bailey Democratic
Cecil A. Bell* Democratic
Maxine P. Brubaker Democratic
C. J. Carreon* Democratic
Fred T. Colter Democratic
M. E. Curry* Democratic
R. F. Kilpatrick Democratic
Lorna E. Lockwood* Democratic
0. L. McDaniel* Democratic
T. McGowan* Democratic
Laura McRae* Democratic
W. W. Mitchell Democratic
Louise A. Moore Democratic
Frank Mosshammer Democratic
Claire Phelps Democratic
C. T. Thompson* Democratic
Kirby L. Vidrine* Democratic
Roy A. Williams Democratic
Mohave E. L. Jameson* Democratic
Navajo Don Udall Democratic
E. P. Kiernan Democratic
Pima Frank G. Robles Democratic
Robert H. Forbes* Democratic
John H. Rapp Democratic
Roy Martin Democratic
Gaynor K. Stover Democratic
J. N. Chapman Democratic
Jonathan H. Michael Democratic
Pinal C. S. Goff* Democratic
George Ernst Democratic
Santa Cruz W. H. Hathaway Democratic
Yavapai Robert E. Perkins* Democratic
Robert Crable Democratic
Leonard Klein* Democratic
Robert G. Chambers Democratic
Yuma Nellie T. Bush Democratic
Albert W. Dudley Democratic


  1. ^ a b c "Session laws, State of Arizona, 1940, Fourteenth Legislature, First Special Session, 1941, Fifteenth Legislature, Regular Session". State of Arizona. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Session laws, State of Arizona, 1942, Fifteenth Legislature, First Special Session, 1943, Sixteenth Legislature, First Regular Session". State of Arizona. Retrieved February 8, 2017.