Rawghlie Clement Stanford

Rawghlie Clement Stanford

Birth
Buffalo Gap, Taylor County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Dec 1963 (aged 84)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 18, Block 8, Lot 1, Space 7
Memorial ID 13889101 · View Source
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Governor of Arizona (1937-1939). Elected Governor of Arizona in 1936, much of his administration was focused on combating the effects of the Great Depression. A Minimum Wage Law was enacted, unfair sales practices were outlawed, and the Federal Social Security Act was implimented. He did not seek reelection in 1938. He served on the Arizona Supreme Court from 1942 to 1953, serving as Chief Justice of the state from 1944 until his retirement in 1953.

Bio by: Thomas Fisher


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  • Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
  • Added: 8 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13889101
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rawghlie Clement Stanford (2 Aug 1879–15 Dec 1963), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13889101, citing Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .