Janet Mills

Born:December 30, 1947 (age 76)
Career:Governor of Maine, 2019-present
Attorney General, Maine, 2009-2011, 2013-2019
Maine House of Representatives, 2002-2009
District Attorney, Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties, 1980-1995
Assistant Attorney General, Maine, 1976-1980
Education:BA, University of Massachusetts, Boston
JD, University of Maine School of Law

Janet Mills assumed office as governor of Maine on Jan. 2, 2019, the first woman elected governor of that state.

Mills was born on December 30, 1947, in Farmington, Maine. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law.

Mills served as an assistant attorney from 1976-1980, and then as a district attorney from 1980-1995. She served in Maine's House of Representatives from 2002-2009. She served as Maine's attorney general from 2009-2011 and from 2013-2019, the first woman to serve as the state's attorney general.


Ballotpedia (n.d.). Janet T. Mills. Retrieved on June 3, 2020, from https://ballotpedia.org/Janet_T._Mills.

National Governors Association. (n.d.). Gov. Janet Mills. Retrieved on June 3, 2020, from https://www.nga.org/governor/janet-mills/.

Vote Smart. (n.d.). Janet Mill's Biography. Retrieved on June 3, 2020, from https://justfacts.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/36856/janet-mills.


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