The street was named by Annie Marie (Stattelman) Lester, a native of Germany, who homesteaded a large tract of land in what is now central Tucson. She married Tucsonan Frank Lester.
Telephone call to Tucson street expert Ed Smith on August 29, 2003.
Leighton, David. "Woman's homestead led to Lester St, opens a new window." Arizona Daily Star. February 26, 2013.
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