Jay Inslee

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Jay Inslee
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23rd Governor of Washington
Assumed office
January 16, 2013
Lieutenant Brad Owen
Cyrus Habib
Preceded by Christine Gregoire
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1999 – March 20, 2012
Preceded by Rick White
Succeeded by Suzan DelBene
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Sid Morrison
Succeeded by Doc Hastings
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 14th district
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Jim Lewis
Succeeded by Dave Lemmon
Personal details
Born Jay Robert Inslee
February 9, 1951 (1951-02-09) (age 66)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Washington, Seattle
Willamette University
Religion Non-denominational Protestant[1]

Jay Inslee (born February 9, 1951) is an American politician. In 2013, he became the 23rd Governor of the US state of Washington. Before becoming the governor, he was a United States Congressman in the House of Representatives for more than 20 years. He is a member of the Democratic Party. [2]

He was born in Seattle, Washington and he now lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington. He and his wife Trudi have 3 children. [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.diffen.com/difference/Jay_Inslee_vs_Rob_McKenna
  2. "Jay Inslee". Project VoteSmart. Votesmart. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  3. "Jay Robert Inslee". Election 2012. The Washington Times. Retrieved 2013-03-19.