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Gary Herbert
17th Governor of Utah
Incumbent
Assumed office
August 11, 2009
Lieutenant Greg Bell
Spencer Cox
Preceded by Jon Huntsman
6th Lieutenant Governor of Utah
In office
January 3, 2005 – August 11, 2009
Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Preceded by Gayle McKeachnie
Succeeded by Greg Bell
Personal details
Born Gary Peters
May 7, 1947 (1947-05-07) (age 71)
American Fork, Utah, United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jeanette Herbert
Children Nathan
Kimberli
Shannon
Daniel
Heather
Bradley
Residence Governor's Mansion
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Did not graduate
Profession Realtor
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Website Official website
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Utah Army National Guard
Rank Staff Sergeant

Gary Richard Herbert (born May 7, 1947) is an American politician. He is the 17th and current Governor of Utah. A member of the Republican Party, Herbert has served as Governor since August 2009.


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