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Carl Hayden (1877)close

Carl Hayden was born in Hayden's Ferry, Arizona Territory, and served as a US Representative and Senator from Arizona. He was largely responsible for Arizona's rapid growth from a sparsely settled, arid frontier territory to a modern urban state. Working with President Dwight Eisenhower, Hayden developed the funding formula for the federal highway system, which resulted in further settlement throughout the Western states of the US.

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