Ruth Ann Minner
|Ruth Ann Minner|
|Governor of Delaware|
From: January 3, 2001 – January 20, 2009
Beginning her political career in 1974, Governor Minner served four terms in the state House of Representatives (1974-1982), and served three terms in the state Senate (1982-1993). She served as Delaware's Lieutenant Governor from 1993 until 2001. Governor Minner became the first female Governor of the state of Delaware on January 3, 2001.
Governor Minner lives on a farm near Milford and enjoys spending time with her three sons and their wives, her seven grandchildren, and her great-granddaughter, great-grandson and two step-great-grandsons.