Jan Brewer

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Jan Brewer
Jan Brewer by Gage Skidmore 3.jpg
Jan Brewer in 2013
22nd Governor of Arizona
In office
January 21, 2009 – January 5, 2015
Preceded byJanet Napolitano
Succeeded byDoug Ducey
18th Secretary of State of Arizona
In office
January 6, 2003 – January 21, 2009
GovernorJanet Napolitano
Preceded byBetsey Bayless
Succeeded byKen Bennett
Member of the Board of Supervisors of Maricopa County
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 7, 2003
Preceded byEd King
Succeeded byMax Wilson
Member of the Arizona Senate
from the 19th district
In office
January 6, 1987 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byWilliam Davis
Succeeded byScott Bundgaard
Member of the Arizona House of Representatives
from the 19th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 6, 1987
Preceded byJane Dee Hull
Succeeded byDon Kenney
Personal details
BornJanice Kay Drinkwine
(1944-09-26) September 26, 1944 (age 74)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)John Brewer
ResidencePhoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Alma materGlendale Community College
ProfessionRadiologic technologist
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Janice Kay Brewer (Jan in short; born September 26, 1944)[1] is an American politician. She served as Governor of Arizona from 2009 to 2015. She is the fourth woman in Arizona to hold the position of Governor.[2] Brewer is a Republican.[2]

Brewer was born Janice Drinkwine in Hollywood, California. She attended Glendale Community College.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jan Brewer Biography". Office of Arizona Governor. 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
  3. "Jan Brewer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 22 July 2015.