Jeanne Shaheen facts for kids
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|United States Senator
from New Hampshire
January 3, 2009
Serving with Maggie Hassan
|Preceded by||John Sununu|
|78th Governor of New Hampshire|
January 9, 1997 – January 9, 2003
|Preceded by||Steve Merrill|
|Succeeded by||Craig Benson|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate
from the 21st district
December 2, 1992 – December 4, 1996
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Katie Wheeler|
Cynthia Jeanne Bowers
January 28, 1947
St. Charles, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||Shippensburg University (BA)
University of Mississippi, Oxford (MSS)
In 1996, Shaheen became the first woman to be elected Governor of New Hampshire.
Shaheen was born in Saint Charles, Missouri.
Images for kids
Shaheen on the campaign trail at Dartmouth College, July 2008
Senator Shaheen with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan
Jeanne Shaheen with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and New Hampshire Agriculture Commissioner Lorraine Merrill announcing a grant that helps local farms turn commodities into value-added products.
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