Kerry Healey

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Birthday
30, 1960
Birthplace
Nebraska
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1960 (age 59)
Birthplace
Nebraska

About

Known best for holding office as Lieutenant Governor under the Massachusetts gubernatorial administration of Mitt Romney, this Republican politician also launched an unsuccessful 2006 campaign for Massachusetts governor.

Before Fame

After earning a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard University, she received a doctorate in law and political science from Trinity College, Dublin.

Trivia

Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton both appointed Healey to a committee for promoting judicial reform in Afghanistan.

Family Life

The only daughter of Edward and Shirley Murphy, she was born in Nebraska and raised in Florida. Her marriage to financial executive Sean Healey resulted in children named Averill and Alex.

Associated With

She and Jane Swift were both Republican lieutenant governors of Massachusetts (Swift was also the first female governor of the state).