Kate Brown

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Kate Brown
Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, cropped.jpg
38th Governor of Oregon
Assumed office
February 18, 2015
Preceded byJohn Kitzhaber
24th Secretary of State of Oregon
In office
January 5, 2009 – February 18, 2015
GovernorTed Kulongoski
John Kitzhaber
Preceded byBill Bradbury
Succeeded by​​​​​​​​​​​Robert Taylor​ (acting)
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 21st district
In office
January 13, 1997 – January 2, 2009
Preceded byShirley Gold
Succeeded byDiane Rosenbaum
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 13th district
In office
November 26, 1991 – January 12, 1997
Preceded byJudy Bauman
Succeeded byDan Gardner
Personal details
Born
Katherine Brown

(1960-06-21) June 21, 1960 (age 58)
Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dan Little
Alma materUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
Lewis and Clark College

Katherine "Kate" Brown (born June 21, 1960) is an American politician. She was raised in Minnesota. She became the 38th Governor of Oregon on February 18, 2015 after the resignation of John Kitzhaber.

Brown is the state's second female governor, after Barbara Roberts. She is the first openly bisexual governor in United States history.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Meet America's First Openly Bisexual Governor". MSN. Retrieved 16 February 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

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