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Lewis Edwin Payson was instrumental in getting a post office for the community of Green Valley. Thereafter, Green Valley became known as Payson, in honor of the man.

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Who was Lewis Edwin Payson?

On March 3, 1884, Green Valley opened its first post office. Soon thereafter, Green Valley became known as Payson, in honor of the man who helped them get the post office, Lewis Edwin Payson.

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