John Spellman

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John Spellman
Spellman in the 1980s
18th Governor of Washington
Personal details
Born29 December 1926
Died16 January 2018
Seattle, Washington
Political partyRepublican

John Dennis Spellman (December 29, 1926 – January 16, 2018) was an American politician. Spellman was born in Seattle, Washington. He was the 18th Governor of Washington between 1981 and 1985 and the first King County Executive from 1969 to 1981. As of 2015, he was the last Republican to serve as Governor of Washington.

Spellman died on January 16, 2018 at a hospital in Seattle of pneumonia caused from a fall at the age of 91.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Former Washington governor, King County executive John Spellman dies
  2. "Former Washington Governor John Spellman Dies at 91". The Columbian. January 16, 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2018.