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Carole Keeton
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36th Comptroller of Texas
In office
January 20, 1999 – January 20, 2007
Governor George W. Bush
Rick Perry
Preceded by John Sharp
Succeeded by Susan Combs
Member of the Texas Railroad Commission
In office
December 10, 1994 – January 3, 1999
Governor Ann Richards
George W. Bush
Preceded by Mary Scott Nabers
Succeeded by Michael Williams
Mayor of Austin
In office
1977–1983
Preceded by Jeff Friedman
Succeeded by Ron Mullen
Personal details
Born
Carole Stewart Keeton

September 13, 1939 (1939-09-13) (age 82)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic (Before 1986, 2014–present)
Other political
affiliations
Republican (1986–2006)
Independent (2006–2013)
Spouse(s) Barr McClellan (Divorced)
Curtis Rylander (Divorced)
Ed Strayhorn (Divorced)
Children 4 (including Scott and Mark)
Education University of Texas, Austin (BA)

Carole Stewart Keeton (born September 13, 1939), formerly known as Carole Keeton McClellan, Carole Keeton Rylander and Carole Keeton Strayhorn, is an American politician. She is the first and so far only woman elected as mayor of Austin. She was elected in 1977 and left office in 1983.

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