Clela Rorex

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Clela Rorex
Born(1943-07-23)July 23, 1943
DiedJune 19, 2022(2022-06-19) (aged 78)
Education University of Colorado
University of Denver
Known forIssuing the first same-sex marriage license to a gay couple in the United States
Political party Democratic
Children3
Boulder County Clerk
In office
1975–1977