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About Ann Richards
Dorothy Ann Richards was the full name of one of America’s best female politicians ever. She was the 45th Texas Governor.
She was raised in Waco, Texas. She was a top debate contestant for her school, Waco High School.
Richard’s entered Baylor University with a debate scholarship and graduated with a degree in 1954. The following year, she acquired a professional teaching certification from the University of Texas, Austin.
In the 1950s, she did several volunteer works for the Democrats in gubernatorial campaigns. She later helped Sarah Weddington and Wilhelmina Delco run successful campaigns that earned them a position in the Texas legislature.
She won a position in the Travis County Commissioner’s office in 1978. In 1982, she was elected as the Texas State Treasurer. She retained the post in 1986.
Governor of Texas
She won the 1990 Texas governor race and became the 45th governor of Texas. During her tenure, she delivered on her campaign message to build a “new Texas.” She improved Texas’ prison system, added women to the “Texas Rangers,” and created a state lottery. However, she lost the re-election to George W. Bush in 1994.
She was widely criticized for her comments about George W. Bush not handling pressure properly because he was from a wealthy background.
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Famous quotes by Ann Richards
I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.Ann Richards
I just feel like I'm a very lucky person to have a new life outside of politics.Ann Richards
I travel all over the country making speeches for people I believe in.Ann Richards
I work very hard on my health, and I think about it, of course, like I've never thought before.Ann Richards
I've always said that in politics, your enemies can't hurt you, but your friends will kill you.Ann Richards
Jesse Jackson is a leader and a teacher who can open our hearts and open our minds and stir our very souls.Ann Richards
Let me tell you, sisters, seeing dried egg on a plate in the morning is a lot dirtier than anything I've had to deal with in politics.Ann Richards
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.Ann Richards
Weight-bearing exercise builds bone density, builds your muscular strength so that you can hold your body up where those bones have a tendency to get weak.Ann Richards
Well, you know my number one cause has always been that women's reproductive health needs to be protected.Ann Richards
Well, you know, too much democracy is a sort of sad thing.Ann Richards
F.A.Q. about Ann Richards
When is her birthday?
Ann Richards' birthday is on September 1, 1933.
In how many days is her birthday?
Ann's birthday is in 277 days
How old was Ann when she died?
She was 73 years old.
When did she die?
She died in September 13, 2006.
How old would she be today?
Ann Richards would be 88 years old if she was alive today.
Ann Richards' Popularity
Ann Richards was a famous American politician, 45th Governor of Texas, who was born on September 1, 1933. As a person born on this date, Ann Richards is listed in our database as the 48th most popular celebrity for the day (September 1) and the 52nd most popular for the year (1933).
People born on September 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ann Richards is the 1427th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Ann Richards' birthday, Ann Richards is the 9689th most famous American.
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