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Kenneth Mapp
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29th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands
In office
January 5, 2015 – January 7, 2019
Lieutenant Osbert Potter
Preceded by John de Jongh
Succeeded by Albert Bryan
7th Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands
In office
January 2, 1995 – January 4, 1999
Preceded by Derek Hodge
Succeeded by Gerard Luz James
Personal details
Born November 2, 1955 (1955-11-02) (age 64)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican (Before 2001)
Independent (2001–present)
Alma mater New York City College of Technology
University of the Virgin Islands
Harvard University

Kenneth E. Mapp (born November 2, 1955) is an American politician. He was the 29th Governor of the United States Virgin Islands from 2015 to 2019. He is a registered Republican, but ran as an independent.

A former three term Virgin Islands Senator, Mapp served as the Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands from 1995 until 1999. Mapp was an independent candidate for Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the 2010 gubernatorial election, but was defeated by John de Jongh.

He ran in the 2014 gubernatorial election for Governor of the United States Virgin Islands, defeating Donna Christian-Christensen, the longtime Delegate to Congress in a run-off.


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