Linda Lingle

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Birthday
4, 1953
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Republican politician who became the first female and the first Jewish governor of Hawaii when she was elected in 2002. She also served as the Mayor of Maui from 1991 to 1999.

Before Fame

She graduated cum laude from California State University, Northridge in 1975.

Trivia

She was appointed to serve on the honorary delegation to accompany George W. Bush to Israel to celebrate the country's 60th birthday in 2008.

Family Life

She married her first husband Charles Lingle in 1972 and she was the first governor of Hawaii not to have any children.

Associated With

She is friends with Sarah Palin, who was also a female governor from a non-contiguous state.