Jim McGreevey

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Jim McGreevey (b. 1957) was the Democratic governor of New Jersey from 2002 to 2004. Amid an investigation involving his former aides,[1] McGreevey abruptly resigned from office after announcing that "my truth is that I am a gay American."[2]

McGreevey's second wife stood at his side for this announcement. They subsequently divorced.

A former lobbyist for Merck who had also served as a prosecutor, McGreevey was mayor of Woodbridge before being elected governor in a contest against conservative Bret Schundler.

References

  1. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D02E0DA1E3FF93AA2575BC0A9629C8B63
  2. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5686618/
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