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Pioneering politician Mary Grizzle dies



Mary R. Grizzle, one of Pinellas County’s most successful politicians, died Thursday (Nov. 9, 2006) at her Redington Beach townhouse. She was 85.

Mrs. Grizzle, the first Republican woman elected to the Florida Legislature, had been ill recently and in failing health, according to her family.

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