Tom Corbett

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Birthday
17, 1949
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

This Republican Party politician took office in 2011 as forty-sixth Governor of Pennsylvania. Previously, he had served as Pennsylvania Attorney General and as U.S. Attorney for Pennsylvania's Western District.

Before Fame

After graduating from Lebanon Valley College and working briefly as a high school teacher, he earned a law degree from St. Mary's University.

Trivia

In 2009, he was responsible for organizing a grand jury to investigate the sexual abuse allegations against one-time Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Family Life

His marriage to Susan Manbeck resulted in a son named Tom and a daughter named Katherine.

Associated With

In the late 1980s, fellow Pennsylvania politician Arlen Specter urged then-President George H.W. Bush to nominate Corbett for the position of United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania.