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1. One of the first to hold public office in Arizona, our first famous Arizonian was also an author of some note. An historical museum featuring the home of the first territorial governor of Arizona is named in her honor. One last hint: this woman's name is not spelled in a conventional way. Who was this woman who added much to the written history of Arizona?
2. Our next famous woman left her "mark" on many structures in Northern Arizona and several other states. She worked closely with the Fred Harvey Company as an architect and interior designer. Who was the woman who designed many of the buildings at the Grand Canyon that are still being enjoyed today?
3. Polly Rosenbaum served as Gila County Representative to the Arizona State Legislature during the terms of twelve governors. How did she first become a state representative?
4. Who was the first woman to be elected as Mayor of Phoenix?
5. Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman Supreme Court Justice, was appointed to the Supreme by President Richard Nixon.
6. Arizona has had several women that distinguished themselves as civil servants. The next woman was born in Globe, Arizona in 1922 and began her work in public service as a secretary. She worked her way up and became not only the first woman Secretary of State for Arizona but also the first woman governor. Who is this very talented woman?
7. Believe it or not, there are famous women from Arizona who have NOT been involved in political office. One such woman has made her mark in the music industry. She was once involved in a very public affair with a governor of California. She has won Grammies, Academy of Country Music Awards, and an Emmy. Two of her famous hits were "You're No Good" and "Blue Bayou". Who is this Arizonan songstress?
8. Arizona can claim famous women in all areas! Our next woman is an author and claims to possess psychic abilities. Her "story" became the basis of a hit television show which ran from 2005-2011. Can you guess who this woman might be?
9. Even though our next famous Arizonian is short in stature, she was "big" in the world of international gymnastics. She was part of the USA's winning women's gymnastics team in 1996. Who is this athletic woman?
10. No trip through the pages of history of Arizona women would be complete without a trip to the territorial prison once located in Yuma, Arizona. Once thought of as the only woman who robbed stagecoaches in west, who was this famous woman bandit?
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