Janet T. Mills
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|75th Governor of Maine|
|Assumed office |
January 2, 2019
|Preceded by||Paul LePage|
|55th and 57th Attorney General of Maine|
January 7, 2013 – January 2, 2019
|Preceded by||William Schneider|
|Succeeded by||Aaron Frey|
January 6, 2009 – January 6, 2011
|Preceded by||Steven Rowe|
|Succeeded by||William Schneider|
Janet Trafton Mills
December 30, 1947
Farmington, Maine, U.S.
(m. 1985; died 2014)
|Relatives||Peter Mills (Brother)|
University of Massachusetts Boston (BA)
University of Maine School of Law (JD)
Janet Trafton Mills (born December 30, 1947) is an American politician. She is the 75th and current Governor of Maine. She is the first female Governor of Maine.
Before being elected governor, she is the Attorney General of Maine. She was first elected by the Maine State Legislature on January 6, 2009. Her second term began on January 3, 2015. She is the first woman to hold the position of State Attorney General in Maine.
Mills was born in Farmington, Maine. She studied at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Mills was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Maine in the 2018 Maine gubernatorial election winning the general election against Republican Shawn Moody.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Shepherd, Michael (June 20, 2018). "Mills wins Maine Democratic gubernatorial nomination after ranked-choice count". Bangor Daily News. Bangor, ME.