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Jeanne Shaheen

United States Senator from New Hampshire

Cynthia Jeanne Bowers (also Jeanne Shaheen; born January 28, 1947) is an American politician She is a member of the U.S. Democratic Party.[1]

Jeanne Shaheen
Jeanne Shaheen, official Senate photo portrait, 2009.jpg
United States Senator
from New Hampshire
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Serving with Maggie Hassan
Preceded byJohn Sununu
78th Governor of New Hampshire
In office
January 9, 1997 – January 9, 2003
Preceded bySteve Merrill
Succeeded byCraig Benson
Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 21st district
In office
December 2, 1992 – December 4, 1996
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byKatie Wheeler
Personal details
Born
Cynthia Jeanne Bowers

(1947-01-28) January 28, 1947 (age 72)
St. Charles, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Bill Shaheen
Children3
EducationShippensburg University (BA)
University of Mississippi, Oxford (MSS)
WebsiteSenate website

In 1996, Shaheen became the first woman to be elected Governor of New Hampshire.

In 2008, Shaheen was elected to the United States Senate. Since 2011, she has been the senior senator from New Hampshire.

Shaheen was born in Saint Charles, Missouri.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jeanne Shaheen". U.S. Senate. Retrieved September 21, 2014.