Jan Brewer

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Jan Brewer
Jan Brewer in 2013
22nd Governor of Arizona
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 21, 2009
Preceded by Janet Napolitano
18th Secretary of State of Arizona
In office
January 6, 2003 – January 21, 2009
Governor Janet Napolitano
Preceded by Betsey Bayless
Succeeded by Ken Bennett
Member of the Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 7, 2003
Preceded by Ed King
Succeeded by Max Wilson
Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 19th district
In office
January 6, 1987 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by William Davis
Succeeded by Scott Bundgaard
Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 19th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 6, 1987
Preceded by Jane Dee Hull
Succeeded by Don Kenney
Personal details
Born Janice Kay Drinkwine
September 26, 1944 (1944-09-26) (age 69)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) John Brewer
Residence Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Alma mater Glendale Community College
Profession Radiologic technologist
Religion Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
Signature
Website Official website

Janice Kay Brewer (Jan in short; born September 26, 1944)[1] is the 22nd Governor in the state of Arizona. She is the fourth woman to hold the position of Governor.[2] Brewer is a Republican.[2]

Brewer was born Janice Drinkwine in Hollywood, California. She is of English and Norwegian descent.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jan Brewer Biography". Office of Arizona Governor. http://www.azgovernor.gov/About/Gov_Bio.asp. Retrieved March 2, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Doris Weatherford, Women in American Politics: History and Milestones, Volume 1 (Los Angeles: SAGE; Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2012), p. 439