Lester Street—Origin of the Name

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.

Sources:

Telephone call to Tucson street expert Ed Smith on August 29, 2003.

Leighton, David. "Woman's homestead led to Lester Stopens a new window." Arizona Daily Star. February 26, 2013.


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