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|54th Governor of Alabama|
April 10, 2017
|Preceded by||Robert J. Bentley|
|30th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama|
January 17, 2011 – April 10, 2017
|Preceded by||Jim Folsom|
|38th Treasurer of Alabama|
January 20, 2003 – January 17, 2011
|Preceded by||Lucy Baxley|
|Succeeded by||Young Boozer|
|Born||October 15, 1944
Camden, Alabama, U.S.
|Education||Auburn University (BA)|
Ivey served as the 38th Alabama State Treasurer from 2003 to 2011. She later became the 30th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama serving from January 2011 until April 2017.
Ivey assumed office as governor on April 10, 2017 following the resignation of two-term governor Robert J. Bentley. Ivey is Alabama's first female governor since Lurleen Wallace, who served from 1967 until 1968.
In September 2019, Ivey was diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer. She was cancer-free in January 2020.
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Ivey is sworn into a second term as State Treasurer by Jeff Sessions in 2007
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