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|United States Senator|
from New Hampshire
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2009
Serving with Maggie Hassan
|Preceded by||John Sununu|
|78th Governor of New Hampshire|
January 9, 1997 – January 9, 2003
|Preceded by||Steve Merrill|
|Succeeded by||Craig Benson|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate|
from the 21st district
December 2, 1992 – December 4, 1996
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Katie Wheeler|
Cynthia Jeanne Bowers
January 28, 1947
St. Charles, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||Shippensburg University (BA)|
University of Mississippi, Oxford (MSS)
In 1996, Shaheen became the first woman to be elected Governor of New Hampshire.
Shaheen was born in Saint Charles, Missouri.