Karen Pence

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Karen Pence
Karen Pence official portrait 2.jpg
Second Lady of the United States
Assumed role
January 20, 2017 – January 20, 2021
Vice PresidentMike Pence
Preceded byJill Biden
Succeeded byDouglas Emhoff (as Second Gentleman)
First Lady of Indiana
In role
January 14, 2013 – January 9, 2017
GovernorMike Pence
Preceded byCheri Daniels
Succeeded byJanet Holcomb
Personal details
Karen Sue Batten

(1957-01-01) January 1, 1957 (age 64)
McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Steve Whitaker (m. 1978, divorced)
Mike Pence (m. 1985)
Children3, including Charlotte
ResidenceNumber One Observatory Circle
EducationButler University (BS, MS)

Karen Sue Pence (née Batten, formerly Whitaker; November 18, 1958) is an American educator and painter.[1] She is the 38th and former Second Lady of the United States since January 20, 2017 to January 20, 2021. She was the First Lady of Indiana from 2013 to 2017.

She is married to Vice President of the United States and former Governor of Indiana Mike Pence.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Karen Pence: Holding political office always important to Mike Pence". The Republic (Columbus, Indiana). Retrieved 1 May 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Karen Pence at Wikimedia Commons