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Quaker Politicians in Arizona
(Religious Society of Friends)

  Della Tovrea Stuart (1888-1969) — also known as Della Gillespie; Della Tovrea; Mrs. E. A. Tovrea; Mrs. William P. Stuart — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz.; Prescott, Yavapai County, Ariz. Born in Blanco, Blanco County, Tex., October 8, 1888. Democrat. Auditor; director and vice-president, Tovrea Packing Co., 1919-46; president, Central Arizona Broadcasting Co., 1937-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1936; member of Arizona Democratic State Central Committee, 1940; member of Democratic National Committee from Arizona, 1940-56. Female. Quaker. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Died January 17, 1969 (age 80 years, 101 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James Steele Gillespie and Irene (Anderson) Gillespie; married, December 18, 1906, to Edward A. Tovrea (died 1932); married, November 16, 1936, to William P. Stuart.
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