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American politician who was the 45th Governor of Texas from 1991 to 1995 after serving her state as its Treasurer. She was only the second woman to hold that office.
She earned a debate team scholarship to Baylor University before teaching at a junior high school.
She gave the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention.
She had four children with her husband Dave.
She was defeated for re-election by George W. Bush in 1994.
How did Ann Richards die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||73 years|
|Birthday||September 1, 1933|
|Death date||September 13, 2006|
|Place of death||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I think you have to deal with grief in the sense that you have to recognize that you have it, and say that it’s OK to have all the sadness.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
I had such high expectations of myself. I was going to be the best mother, the best housewife, the best entertainer, the best nurse, you know – what it was, I was going to be the best. And I could never live up to my expectations.Ann Richards
I was born during the Depression in a little community just outside Waco, and I grew up listening to Franklin Roosevelt on the radio.Ann Richards
Well, let me tell you, any conservative that’s unhappy with George Bush warms my heart, in any way that they can wake up and smell the coffee would be really great.Ann Richards