Tom Wolf

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Tom Wolf
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47th Governor of Pennsylvania
Assumed office
January 20, 2015
LieutenantMichael Stack
John Fetterman
Preceded byTom Corbett
Secretary of Revenue of Pennsylvania
In office
April 25, 2007 – November 30, 2008
GovernorEd Rendell
Preceded byGregory Fajt
Succeeded byStephen Stetler
Personal details
Born
Thomas Westerman Wolf

(1948-11-17) November 17, 1948 (age 71)
York, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Frances (1975–present)
Children2
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Alma materDartmouth College
University of London
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WebsiteCampaign website

Thomas Westerman "Tom" Wolf[1] (born November 17, 1948) is an American businessman and politician. He became Governor of Pennsylvania on January 20, 2015. He defeated Republican incumbent Tom Corbett in the 2014 election for governor.[2]

Wolf is a Democrat. Before being governor, he was the secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue from April 2007 until November 2008.[3][4]

On February 24, 2016, Wolf announced that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer in its early stages.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sen. Harris Wofford's Advisory Committee on Judicial and U.S. Attorney Nominations for the Middle District". Times Leader. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  2. Foster, Brittany (20 May 2014). "PA-Gov: Wolf Wins Democratic Nomination". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  3. "Thomas Wolf's Biography". Project Vote Smart. (an archive from 25 November 2008 is also available)
  4. "About Us - Thomas W. Wolf, Secretary". www.revenue.state.pa.us. Pennsylvania Department of Revenue. Archived from the original on 10 August 2007.
  5. "Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania governor, diagnosed with prostate cancer". CNN. Retrieved 2016-02-25.

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