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 by Janet Napolitano
Succeeded by Doug Ducey
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 73)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) John Brewer
Residence Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Alma mater Glendale Community College
Profession Radiologic technologist

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. 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
  3. "Jan Brewer's Biography". Project Vote Smart. http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/3118/jan-brewer#.Va-e__lViko. Retrieved 22 July 2015.