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Ivy Baker Priest


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CA Blue Book (2000)
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-08-1966 Republican Treasurer 0 Win
11-03-1970 Republican Treasurer 3693388 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: September 7, 1905 in Kimberly, Utah
Married: Roy F. Priest (m. 1935, d. 1959), Sidney W. Stevens (m. 1961)
Children: Roy Baker Priest, Patricia Ann Priest and Nancy Priest
Died: June 23, 1975

1932: Delegate, Utah Republican Party State Convention
1934: Candidate for Utah State Legislature (Lost)
1944-19??: Utah National Committeewoman, Republican Naitonal Committee
1950: Candidate for Congress [Utah] (Lost; 46%)
1952-1953: Assitant Chairman, Republican Naitonal Committee
1953-1961: United States Treasurer

  • NOTABLE HISTORY: Ivy Baker Priest was the first California woman elected to statewide office.
    LINK: Utah History to Go website

Source: California Blue Book (1967)

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