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Harmer, A. M.

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See also: McClintock, James H. Arizona, Prehistoric, Aboriginal, Pioneer, Modern; the Nation's Youngest Commonwealth within a Land of Ancient Culture. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1916 (aka Arizona, the Youngest State), volume 3 (Biographical), page 806: A.M. Harmer was born in Ohio in 1875 and in that state acquired his education, supplementing a public school course by attendance at the Ohio Northern University at Ada from which he was graduated in pharmacy in 1896. Immediately afterward he turned his attention to this business which he followed in Ohio until 1899, when he came to Arizona. He first settled in Mesa where he remained for three years, and
was afterward manager of a pharmacy in Tombstone for one year before coming to Tempe in 1903. Here he purchased a drug store, buying the interests of J.W. Burg in the enterprise established by Dr. J.F. Hart and H.H. Root in 1883. He conducted the business with growing success until 1914 when he sold out to O.C. McNary. Mr. Harmer now devotes his time to the development of his ranch in the Salt River Valley at

Mr. Harmer was married in 1902 to Miss Nellie Clark of
Mesa and both are now well known and popular in Tempe.
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