Ted Kulongoski

American politician

Theodore R. "Ted" Kulongoski (/kʊləŋˈɡɒski/ KUUL-əng-GOS-kee; born November 5, 1940) is an American politician. He was the 36th Governor of Oregon from 2003 to 2011. He is a Democrat.[1]

Ted Kulongoski
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36th Governor of Oregon
In office
January 13, 2003 – January 10, 2011
Preceded byJohn Kitzhaber
Succeeded byJohn Kitzhaber
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Oregon
In office
January 4, 1997 – June 18, 2001
Nominated byJohn Kitzhaber
Preceded byRichard Unis
Succeeded byThomas Balmer
14th Attorney General of Oregon
In office
January 4, 1993 – January 4, 1997
GovernorBarbara Roberts
John Kitzhaber
Preceded byCharles Crookham
Succeeded byHardy Myers
Personal details
Born (1940-11-05) November 5, 1940 (age 81)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Mary Oberst
Alma materUniversity of Missouri
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Marine Corps
Battles/warsVietnam War


  1. "Governor Ted Kulongoski About Governor Kulongoski". Archived from the original on 2007-03-20. Retrieved 2014-07-21.