Kathleen Blanco

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Birthday
15, 1942
Birthplace
New Iberia, LA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
New Iberia, LA

About

Louisiana's fifty-fourth Governor from 2004 to 2008, who was the first woman to be elected to the office. She notably saw the state through the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

Before Fame

She grew up in a tiny rural town with one church and one elementary school.

Trivia

She was the the first woman to hold the governorship of Louisiana, and she decided not to seek re-election after her first term.

Family Life

She and her husband opened up Coteau Consultants, a political market research firm.

Associated With

She admitted her administration made mistakes in dealing with Hurricane Katrina, but also laid a lot of blame on the administration of George W. Bush.