Deval Patrick

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Gov. Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick (born July 31, 1956) is an American politician was elected to be the governor of Massachusetts in 2006. He is the first black person to be elected governor of that state, and only the third black person to be elected a governor of any state in the United States. Patrick ran as a Democrat.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois on 31 July 1956, is a lawyer, and holds two degrees from Harvard University.

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