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About Susana Martinez
Susana Martinez became a well-known public figure after she was named as New Mexico’s governor in 2011. She has served the Republican Party for majority of her political career and was named the head of the Republican Governors Association in 2015.
Aside from politics, the American is also a renowned lawyer and began her practice in 1986. Throughout her career, she has served in some public offices including New Mexico’s Assistant District Attorney, and Deputy District Attorney.
She was raised by her parents called Jacobo "Jake" Martinez and Paula Aguirre, alongside her two other siblings. She became the wife of American politician, Chuck Franco, in 1991.
In 2010, she was named the "Prosecutor of the Year" by the State Bar of New Mexico. Three years later, she was listed among Time magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world”.
She became the first female to be named the Governor of New Mexico. She was also the first American female with a Latin background to occupy that position.
Before joining the Republican in 1995, she was a member of the Democrats.
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Famous quotes by Susana Martinez
As the first Hispanic female governor in history, little girls often come up to me in the grocery store or the mall. They look and point, and when they get the courage, they ask 'Are you Susana?' and they run up and give me a hug.Susana Martinez
At 18, I guarded the parking lot at the Catholic church bingos. Now my dad made sure I could take care of myself. I carried a Smith and Wesson 357 magnum.Susana Martinez
I fear some of our leaders today have lost the courage to stand up. What we have now are politicians. They won't offer real plans, and only stand up when they want to blame someone else.Susana Martinez
I hope I've been able to show other young girls that as long as you work hard and you're committed to fight for your education, that anything's possible.Susana Martinez
Latinos care about education, yes, so we need reform, not just money.Susana Martinez
My dad was a golden gloves boxer in the Marine Corps, then a deputy sheriff. My mom worked as an office assistant.Susana Martinez
My parents taught me to never give up and to always believe that my future could be whatever I dreamt it to be.Susana Martinez
We talked about many issues, like welfare, is it the way of life or hand up? Talked about size of government, how much should it tax families and small businesses? And when we left that lunch, we got in the car and I looked over at Chuck and said, 'I'll be damned. we're Republicans.'Susana Martinez
Susana Martinez's Popularity
Susana Martinez is a famous American politician and attorney, who was born on July 14, 1959. As a person born on this date, Susana Martinez is listed in our database as the 99th most popular celebrity for the day (July 14) and the 269th most popular for the year (1959).
People born on July 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Susana Martinez is the 2999th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Susana Martinez's birthday, Susana Martinez is the 15560th most famous American and ranks 19th in famous people born in El Paso, Texas, U.S.
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