Jose Maria Redondo Commerce Center - Yuma, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 32° 41.931 W 114° 36.690
11S E 723905 N 3620424
Quick Description: A plaque at the entrance of the Jose Maria Redondo Commerce Center.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 8/16/2011 2:17:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMCAP3
Views: 4

Long Description:
"An early pioneer in the Yuma area, Mr Redondo was a successful rancher and farmer. After gaining United States citizenship shortly after the Arizona territory was formed in 1864, he served three terms as the Yuma County representative to the Arizona Territorial Legislature. Mr Redondo was instrumental in having the territorial prison moved to Yuma from Phoenix - earning him the title "father of the territorial prison."

In January 1878he was selected the second mayor of the village of Yuma and served until his death."
Marker Name: Jose Maria Redondo Commerce Center

Type of history commemorated: Person

County: Yuma

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
City of Yuma

Year placed: Unknown

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