Renee Morton

Areas of Achievement: 
Activism
Business
Community Building
Education
Law

Honored By

Honored by: Grissom, Pam
Date submitted: November 01, 2010
Gift: Engraved Paver, Large

CATHERENE 'RENEE' MORTON is a Tucson business woman who owns and operates Homestyle Galleries, Southern Arizona's largest consignment-with-new furniture showrooms. Renee earned a B.A. from Smith College before moving on to the University of Pennsylvania where she received a M.A. and Ph.D. in American Studies. Renee also has a J.D. from the University of Arizona.

Renee has taught History at Pima College, managed a county supervisor campaign, and published a Tucson shopping guide. She also practiced law in the juvenile court system in Tucson.

Renee is a dedicated community activist, who has served on many local boards including twenty years with Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson, ten years with the Beacon Group, and fifteen years with the Jewish History Museum.

Renee is an extraordinarily generous person with her time and money. She is very caring about people in her community and works on many levels to solve what she perceives are injustices in the world.