Mary Fallin

Born:December 9, 1954 (age 69)
Career:Governor of Oklahoma, 2011-2019
U.S. House of Representatives, 2007-2011
Lieutenant governor of Oklahoma, 1995-2007
Oklahoma House of Representatives, 1991-1995
Education:B.S., Oklahoma State University

Mary Fallin served as Oklahoma's governor from 2011-2019, the state's first female governor.

Fallin was born on December 9, 1954, in Warrensburg, Missouri. Both her mother and father served terms as mayor of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, where she was raised. Fallin graduated in 1977 from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in human and environmental sciences, and family relations and child development.

Fallin served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1991 to 1995, then as lieutenant governor of Oklahoma from 1995-2007, the state's first female lieutenant governor. From 2007-2011, she represented the 5th District of Oklahoma in the United States Congress.

For information on Fallin's policy subject areas, committee appointments and sponsored/co-sponsored legislation during her time in the U.S. House of Representatives, please visit her profile on


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