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John Kitzhaber

John KitzhaberAKA John Albert Kitzhaber

Born: 5-Mar-1947
Birthplace: Colfax, WA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Oregon

Physician and Oregon state legislator who was a principal author of the state's 1994 Oregon Health Plan. Elected Governor for two terms beginning in 1996, succeeding Barbara Roberts. Lost 2002 election and succeeded by Ted Kulongoski. Elected Governor again in 2010, succeeding Kulongoski. Progressive Democrat; generally pro-abortion rights, anti-death penalty, pro-gay rights.

Wife: Sharon LaCroix (m. 1995, div. 2003)
Son: Logan (b. Oct-1997)

    High School: South Eugene High School, Eugene, OR (1965)
    University: BS, Dartmouth College (1969)
    Medical School: MD, University of Oregon (1973)

    Governor of Oregon (2011-)
    Estes Park Institute President (2003-10)
    Governor of Oregon (1995-2003)
    Oregon State Senate (1981-93)
    Oregon State House of Representatives (1979-81)

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