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|18th Governor of Arizona|
February 8, 1988 – March 6, 1991
Acting: February 8, 1988 – April 4, 1988
|Preceded by||Evan Mecham|
|Succeeded by||Fife Symington|
|Secretary of State of Arizona|
October 20, 1977 – April 4, 1988
|Preceded by||Wesley Bolin|
|Succeeded by||James Shumway|
|Born||June 10, 1922|
Globe, Arizona, U.S.
|Died||September 15, 2016 (aged 94)|
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Lefty Mofford (1957–1967)|
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.
- Gruson, Lindsey (February 7, 1988). Jokes Aside, She is Acting Governor. New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1988/02/07/us/jokes-aside-she-is-acting-governor.html.
- Kamman, Jon (April 25, 2007). BIO - Rose Mofford. The Arizona Republic. http://www.azcentral.com/specials/special50/articles/bio-rosemofford.html.