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Mary Fallin

Mary FallinAKA Mary Copeland Fallin

Born: 9-Dec-1954
Birthplace: Warrensburg, MO

Gender: Female
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oklahoma

Hotel executive and Oklahoma state legislator elected to US Congress in 2006, succeeding Ernest Istook. Conservative Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights. Supported 2008 Wall Street bailout; opposed 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform. Elected Governor of Oklahoma in 2010, succeeding Brad Henry and succeeded in Congress by James Lankford. Campaigned for Governor promising to "push back against harmful and unconstitutional federal policies and defend our state sovereignty as outlined under the 10th Amendment."

First woman elected Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Oklahoma.


[1] Crossings Community Church, a non-denominational congregation in Oklahoma City, OK.

Father: Joseph Copeland ("Newt", former Mayor of Tecumseh, d. 1983)
Mother: Mary Jo Duggan Copeland (former Mayor of Tecumseh, d.)
Husband: Joe Fallin (dentist, div., one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Christina (b. circa 1987)
Son: Price (b. circa 1991)
Husband: Wade Christensen
Son: Blake (b. circa 1981)
Son: Adam (stepson, b. circa 1984)
Daughter: Brittany (b. circa 1990)
Son: Alex (stepson, b. cica 1993)

    High School: Tecumseh High School, Tecumseh, OK (1973)
    University:
Oklahoma Baptist University (attended, 1973-75)
    University: BS, Oklahoma State University (1977)
    University: University of Central Oklahoma (attended, 1979-81)

    Governor of Oklahoma (2011-)
    US Congressman, Oklahoma 5th (2007-11)
    Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma (1994-2006)
    Oklahoma State House of Representatives 85th (1990-94)
    Lexington Hotel Suites Regional Mgr (1980s)
    George W. Bush for President
    Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. in childhood
    National Rifle Association
    Rotary International
    United Way Board of Directors, Oklahoma City
    W Stands for Women 2004
    Young Women's Christian Association

Official Website:
http://www.ok.gov/governor/


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