Rose Perica Mofford was born on June 10, 1922, and died on September 15, 2016.
She was a American civil servant and politician.
She started her career with the State of Arizona as an office secretary, she worked her way up through the ranks to become the state’s first female Secretary of State and first female and 18th Governor of Arizona.
When she was leaving office, Mofford dedicated her time to civic and charitable activities.
During 1997, a scholarship fund was established in her name.
Rose was a member of the Arizona Softball Hall of Fame, and municipal softball fields are named in her honor in both Butler and Phoenix.
Rose Mofford served as chair of the campaign committee of Attorney General Terry Goddard’s unsuccessful 2010 election bid for Governor of Arizona.
Following the death of Raúl Héctor Castro on April 10, 2015, Mofford became the oldest living Governor of Arizona, in addition to being the oldest living Secretary of State of Arizona.
Rose Mofford passed away at 94 years old.