Booth Gardner

American politician

Booth Gardner (August 21, 1936 – March 15, 2013) was an American politician. He was the 19th governor of the U.S. state of Washington between 1985 and 1993. He also was the ambassador of the GATT. He was a Democrat.

Booth Gardner
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19th Governor of Washington
In office
January 16, 1985 – January 13, 1993
LieutenantJohn Cherberg
Joel Pritchard
Preceded byJohn Spellman
Succeeded byMike Lowry
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 31, 1990 – August 20, 1991
Preceded byTerry Branstad
Succeeded byJohn Ashcroft
1st Executive of Pierce County
In office
May 1, 1981 – December 31, 1984
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byJoe Stortini
Personal details
Born(1936-08-21)August 21, 1936
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
DiedMarch 15, 2013(2013-03-15) (aged 76)
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Cause of deathParkinson's disease
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jean Gardner (Divorced)
Cynthia Gardner (Divorced)
EducationUniversity of Washington, Seattle (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)

Gardner died at his home in Tacoma, Washington on March 15, 2013, of Parkinson's disease. He was 76.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former Wash. Gov. Booth Gardner Dies". ABC News. Retrieved 16 March 2013.