Joan Finney

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Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jul 28, 2001 (76)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1925
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jul 28, 2001 (76)

About

First female governor of Kansas, an office she served from 1991 to 1995. She was also her state's first Roman Catholic Governor and one of the few pro-life Democrats of her time.

Before Fame

She graduated from Washburn University in 1978.

Trivia

She was Kansas's oldest governor, taking office at the age of 65.

Family Life

She was married to her husband Spencer until her death.

Associated With

In 1996 she ran for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Bob Dole but was defeated.