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Rose Mofford
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Mofford in 2012
18th Governor of Arizona
In office
April 4, 1988 – March 6, 1991
Acting: February 18 – April 4, 1988
Preceded by Evan Mecham
Succeeded by Fife Symington
12th Secretary of State of Arizona
In office
October 20, 1977 – April 4, 1988
Governor Wesley Bolin
Bruce Babbitt
Evan Mecham
Preceded by Wesley Bolin
Succeeded by James Shumway
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Rose Perica

(1922-06-10)June 10, 1922
Globe, Arizona, U.S.
Died September 15, 2016(2016-09-15) (aged 94)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Lefty Mofford
(m. 1957; div. 1967)

Rose Perica Mofford (June 10, 1922 – September 15, 2016) was an American civil servant and politician. Mofford was the first female Secretary of State of Arizona serving from 1977 to 1988. She then became the first female Governor of Arizona serving from 1988 to 1991. Mofford was a member of the Democratic Party.

Mofford was born in Globe, Arizona. She died on September 15, 2016, from complications from a fall while under hospice care in Phoenix, aged 94.

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