Served as Secretary of State: April 13, 1988 – 1990
Born: July 8, 1939, Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz.
Died: May 11, 2003, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Ariz.
Shumway was appointed to the office of Arizona Secretary of State on April 13, 1988, by Gov. Rose Mofford who had succeeded to the governorship.
Jim Shumway ran for the office in 1990 Democrat primary election but lost to Richard Mahoney who was eventually elected Arizona Secretary of State in the General Election.