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Ruth Minner's Biography
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Widowed; 3 Children: Wayne, Frank, Gary
Slaughter Neck, DE
Attended, University of Delaware
GED, Delaware Technical and Community College, 1968
Governor, State of Delaware, 2001-2008
Lieutenant Governor, State of Delaware, 1993-2001
Senator, Delaware State Senate, 1982-1993
Former Member, Democratic National Committee, 1990
Representative, Delaware State House of Representatives, 1974-1982
Member, Delaware River and Bay Oversight Committee, 1989-present
Member, Council of State Governments, 1976-present
Chair, Interagency Council on Adult Literacy
Vice-Chair, National Governor's Association's Committee on Natural Resources
Chair, National Lieutenant Governors Association, Natural Resources
Member, National Lieutenant Governors Association, 1992-2000
Owner/Co-Owner, Minner Towing, 1970-2001
Receptionist, Governor Sherman Tribbitt, 1973-1974
Clerk, Delaware State House of Representatives, 1970-1972
Statistician, Maryland-Delaware Crop Reporting Service, 1967-1968
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Honorary Chair, CHEER Fundraising Committee, 1996-present
Member, Delaware Council on Greenways and Trails, 1994-present
Honorary Chair, Delaware Safe Kids Coalition, 1993-present
Member, Delaware Open Space Council, 1990-1997
Honorary Chair, March of Dimes, 1997
Honorary Chair, Delaware Agriculture Museum Fundraising Committee, 1994
Member, Delaware Greenways Council, 1989-1994
Honorary Chair, Read Aloud Delaware, 1993
Number of Grandchildren:
7 (1 great-granddaughter)
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