Nancy Hollister (born May 22, 1949, Marietta, Ohio) is an American politician. She was the first (and as of 2021, the only) female governor of Ohio. Hollister was also the shortest operating governor of the state. Her term began on New Year's Eve 1998 and ended on January 11, 1999. Before that, Hollister operated as the 60th lieutenant governor of the state from January 9, 1995 until December 31, 1998. Hollister is a United States Republican Party member.
Hollister began her political career in 1980. She first entered the public office when she was elected to the Marietta City Council that year. Four years later, Hollister was elected Mayor of Marietta. She operated as such until 1991.
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