Tuesday, June 15th
On this date in 1869, the Phoenix Post Office was established.
On this date in 1899, John B. “Pie” Allen died in Tucson. Allen was elected to three terms in the Arizona Legislature and served as Territorial Treasurer from 1867 to 1872.
On this date in 1965, James Mitchell Barney, Arizona historian and nephew of Col. James Barney who owned the Silver King Mine, died.
(Photo : John B. “Pie” Allen)