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Booth Gardner
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19th Governor of Washington
In office
January 16, 1985 – January 13, 1993
Lieutenant John Cherberg
Joel Pritchard
Preceded by John Spellman
Succeeded by Mike Lowry
Chair of the National Governors Association
In office
July 31, 1990 – August 20, 1991
Preceded by Terry Branstad
Succeeded by John Ashcroft
1st Executive of Pierce County
In office
May 1, 1981 – December 31, 1984
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Joe Stortini
Personal details
Born (1936-08-21)August 21, 1936
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Died March 15, 2013(2013-03-15) (aged 76)
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
Cause of death Parkinson's disease
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Jean Gardner (Divorced)
Cynthia Gardner (Divorced)
Education University of Washington, Seattle (BA)
Harvard University (MBA)

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.

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

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