Corbett, Jim

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Corbett, Jim Gender: M
James Nielson Corbett Jr.
born on 26 September 1924 at 01:41 (= 01:41 AM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°01' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 02°29 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°37'


American politician, a member of the Arizona House of Representatives from 1956 to 1958, the Tucson City Council from 1963 to 1967, and then Tucson City Mayor from 1967 to 1971. In 1979 Corbett was elected clerk of the Pima County Superior Court, a position he held for twenty years.

Jim Corbett was born to a Tucson pioneering family. His grandfather, W. J. Corbett, opened the first hardware store in Arizona Territory in 1878. His great-uncle J. Knox Corbett was mayor of Tucson from 1914 to 1917. Hi Corbett Field, the baseball park located at the largest park in Tucson, Reid Park, was named after his uncle, Hiram Stevens Corbett.

Corbett served as an officer in the United States Coast Guard from 1942 to 1946.

During his term in the state house, Corbett helped pass Arizona's first Fair Housing law.

He died on 30 June 2007, aged 82, in Tucson.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Business : Clerical/ Secretarial
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (US Coast Guard, 1942-1946)
  • Vocation : Politics : Postal service (Democratic)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office