Tim Pawlenty

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Birthday
27, 1960
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

This thirty-ninth Governor of the State of Minnesota also served as the Majority Leader of the Minnesota House of Representatives and co-chaired fellow Republican Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

Before Fame

He earned both his bachelor's degree in political science and his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota. Early in his political career, he served on the City Council of Eagan, Minnesota.

Trivia

Previous Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson harshly critiqued Pawlenty's gubernatorial fiscal policy.

Family Life

His marriage to attorney and judge Mary Anderson Pawlenty resulted in two daughters: Mara and Anna.

Associated With

He succeeded professional wrestler-turned-politician Jesse Ventura as Governor of Minnesota.