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Paul LePage

AKA Paul Richard LePage

Born: 9-Oct-1948
Birthplace: Lewiston, ME

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Maine

Ran away from his abusive father at age eleven, spent two years homeless in adolescence. Worked as a shoeshine boy and dishwasher, earned college tuition and became General Manager of Marden's Surplus & Salvage and Mayor of Waterville, Maine. Elected state Governor in 2010, succeeding John Baldacci, who did not seek re-election.

Conservative "Tea Party" Republican; anti-abortion rights, pro-gun rights, pro-nuclear power. Campaigned calling for reductions to Maine's business taxes, environmental regulations, and energy costs, and support for joining other states' lawsuit against 2010 federal health care reform. Known for a gruff but charming persona made headlines promising that "as your governor, you're going to be seeing a lot of me on the front page saying: 'Governor LePage tells Obama to go to Hell'."

Father: Gerard LePage (d. 2005)
Mother: Teresa LePage (d. 2008)
Brother: Roland LePage (b. circa 1950)
Brother: Moe LePage (b. circa 1954)
Sister: Diane LePage Saindon (b. circa 1955)
Wife: Ann
Daughter: Lauren (Gov LePage's ass't chief of staff, b. circa 1988)

    University: BBA Finance and Accounting, Husson University
    University: MBA, University of Maine

    Governor of Maine (2011-)
    Mayor Waterville, ME (2003-11)
    Marden's Surplus & Salvage General Manager (1996-2011)
    LePage and Kasevich Counsulting Co-Owner (1983-96)
    Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    French-Canadian Ancestry

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