Dixy Lee Ray

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Birthday
3, 1914
Birthplace
Tacoma, WA
Death Date
Jan 2, 1994 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1914
Birthplace
Tacoma, WA
Death Date
Jan 2, 1994 (79)

About

Politician and Democrat who was the Governor of Washington from 1977 to 1981. She was notably the first female governor of her state.

Before Fame

She was a marine biologist who taught at the University of Washington before she entered politics.

Trivia

She changed her name from Marguerite to Dixy when she was 16.

Family Life

She never married.

Associated With

She was appointed Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific by President Gerald R. Ford.