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Michael Edward "Mike" Lowry (March 8, 1939 – May 1, 2017) was the 20th Governor of Washington. He was governor from 1993 to 1997. Lowry is a Democrat.

Mike Lowry
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20th Governor of Washington
In office
January 13, 1993 – January 15, 1997
LieutenantJoel Pritchard
Preceded byBooth Gardner
Succeeded byGary Locke
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 7th district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1989
Preceded byJohn Cunningham
Succeeded byJim McDermott
Personal details
Born
Michael Edward Lowry

(1939-03-08)March 8, 1939
St. John, Washington, U.S.
DiedMay 1, 2017(2017-05-01) (aged 78)
Olympia, Washington, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Mary Lowry
(m. 1968; his death 2017)

Lowry ran twice for the United States Senate. He failed both times. In a 1983 special election, Republican former Governor Dan Evans beat Lowry.

Lowry died on May 1, 2017 from complications of a stroke in Olympia, Washington, aged 78.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry has died". The Seattle Times. 2017-05-01. Retrieved 2017-05-01.