Bill Ritter


Birthday September 6, 1956

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Denver, CO

Age 67 years old

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After serving as District Attorney of Denver, this Democratic Party politician took office as 41st Governor of Colorado. His term lasted from 2007 until 2011; he was succeeded by fellow Democrat John Hickenlooper.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University, he received his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law.


During the late 1980s, he and his wife traveled to Zambia as Catholic missionaries.

Family Life

He and his ten siblings grew up on a farm in Aurora, Colorado. His marriage to Jeannie Ritter resulted in children named Tally, Sam, Abe, and August.

Associated With

In the days following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Ritter served as an adviser to then-United States Attorney General John Ashcroft.