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Pete Rios
PINAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR - DISTRICT 1
 
    
Florence
P.O. Box 827
Florence, AZ 85132
 
ph: 520.866.7830
fx: 520.866.7838
 
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Mammoth
118 Catalina Avenue
Mammoth, AZ 85618
 
ph: 520.487.2941

Office Hours:
M-F: 8am-5pm
Closed: 12pm-1pm

Supervisor Pete Rios was a State Senator for 20 years and a State Representative for 4 years. A native of Arizona, Rios grew up in the state’s rich copper mining area of Hayden-Winkelman. He was one of 14 children. He worked his way through college while supporting his family and earned his B.A. in Sociology and his Masters degree in Social Service Administration from Arizona State University.
 
Professionally, Supervisor Rios has worked in a variety of social services settings with particular emphasis on services to children and families. From 1978 to 1980, he was Children’s Adoption Coordinator for the State of Arizona and from 1981 to 1982, he served as Social Services Assistant Program Manager. As a small businessman, Supervisor Rios owned and operated Tia Maria’s Grocery and Grill from 1982 to 1988. He was first elected to the Arizona State Senate in 1982 and has held the positions of Democratic Whip and Democratic Assistant Leader.
 
In 1991, he was elected President of the Arizona State Senate for the 40th Legislature, making him the first and only Latino Senate President in the history of the state.
 
Rios is married and has three children. His oldest daughter, Rebecca, is currently serving as an Arizona State Representative representing LD District 27 in Phoenix. The Rios’ were the first and only father/daughter legislative team in the history of the State of Arizona, while serving LD 23 in Pinal County.
 
 
   
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