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Barbara Ruth Staff (August 26, 1924 – July 29, 2019) was an American political activist for the Republican Party who was one of three co-chairs of the 1976 presidential primary campaign for Ronald Reagan in Texas, along with Ernest Angelo Jr., former mayor of Midland, and Ray Barnhart, a former state legislator and a Republican chairman.[1]

Barbara Ruth Wright Staff
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Barbara Staff (2010)
Born (1924-08-26) August 26, 1924 (age 95)
ResidenceDallas, Texas
Plano, Collin County, Texas
Alma materCrozier Technical High School

North Texas State University

Southern Methodist University
OccupationPolitical activist
Ronald W. Reagan Texas co-chairman, 1976
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)William Stewart Staff (deceased)
ChildrenSusan S. Causey
Barbara Ellen Kimberly (deceased)

Staff died in July 2019 in Plano, Texas at the age of 94.[2]