First female governor of Arizona who served from 1988 to 1991. She is credited with bringing stability and calm to her state after years of governmental corruption and problems.
She was an All-American softball player and graduated as as class valedictorian from her high school.
She held the office of Secretary of State of Arizona for over a decade.
She married T.R. Mofford, a police captain, in 1957.
She paved the way for future female governors of Arizona like Jan Brewer.