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Ann Richards

Ann RichardsAKA Dorothy Ann Willis

Born: 1-Sep-1933
Birthplace: Lakeview, TX
Died: 13-Sep-2006
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Texas, 1991-95

Diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus in March 2006.

Father: Cecil Willis
Mother: Iona Warren (d., cancer)
Husband: David Richards (m. 1953, div. 1984, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Cecile
Son: Dan
Son: Clark
Daughter: Ellen

    High School: Waco High School, Waco, TX (1950)
    University: BA, Baylor University (1954)
    University: University of Texas
    Teacher: Fulmore Junior High School, Austin, TX (1955-56)

    Governor of Texas (1991-95)
    Treasurer of Texas (1983-91)
    Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand Special Advisor (1997-)
    Member of the Board of J. C. Penney
    unknown detox facility St. Mary's Hospital, Minneapolis, MN
    Alcoholics Anonymous
    Aspen Institute
    Council on Foreign Relations
    EMILY's List
    Friends of Hillary
    Gore 2000
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Endorsement of Frito-Lay Doritos (1995)
    Roast: Lesley Stahl (1996)
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Smoking

    Home on the Range (21-Mar-2004) [VOICE]
    The Journey (13-Jun-2001) · Herself

Author of books:
I'm Not Slowing Down: Winning My Battle with Osteoporosis (2003, memoir, with Richard U. Levine)

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