Blanche Lincoln

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Birthday
30, 1960
Birthplace
Arkansas
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Arkansas

About

Politician and Democrat who, at the age of 38, became the youngest woman ever elected to the Senate when she was chosen to represent Arizona in 1999.

Before Fame

She attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority, before becoming a staff assistant for U.S. Representative Bill Alexander, a Democrat from Arkansas's 1st congressional district.

Trivia

She was the first woman and the first Arkansan to serve as chair of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.

Family Life

Her sister Mary Lambert became known to horror fans for directing the 1989 adaptation of Stephen King's novel, Pet Sematary, and its sequel, Pet Sematary II.

Associated With

Her election to the House coincided with the election of fellow Arkansan, Bill Clinton, as President of the United States.