Jodi Rell

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Jodi Rell
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87th Governor of Connecticut
In office
July 1, 2004 – January 5, 2011
LieutenantKevin Sullivan
Michael Fedele
Preceded byJohn Rowland
Succeeded byDan Malloy
105th Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut
In office
January 4, 1995 – July 13, 2004
GovernorJohn Rowland
Preceded byEunice Groark
Succeeded byKevin Sullivan
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
from the 107th district
In office
January 1985 – January 1995
Preceded byDavid Smith
Succeeded byScott Santa-Maria
Personal details
Born
Mary Carolyn Reavis

(1946-06-16) June 16, 1946 (age 75)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Lou Rell
(m. 1967; died 2014)
Children2
EducationOld Dominion University
Western Connecticut State University

Mary Carolyn "Jodi" Rell[1] (born Mary Carolyn Reavis; 16 June 1946) is an American Republican politician. She was the eighty-seventh Governor of the Connecticut. Rell was Governor from 2004 to 2011. Before that, she was Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut under John G. Rowland. Rowland resigned during a corruption investigation. Rell was the second female Governor of Connecticut, after Ella Grasso. She was replaced in 2010 by Dannel Malloy.

References[change | change source]

  1. "M. Jodi Rell: The Accidental Governor". The Hartford Courant. December 26, 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2020.