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Dixy Lee Ray
  • Name: Dixy Lee Ray
  • Born: 09/03/1914
  • Died: 01/02/1994 (79 years old)

Dixy Lee Ray (September 3, 1914 – January 2, 1994) was an American scientist and politician who served as the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of Washington. Variously described as idiosyncratic, and “ridiculously smart,” she was the state’s first female governor and was in office during the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. She was a supporter of atomic energy.

Birth Name: Marguerite Ray

Alias: Marguerite Ray

Party: Democratic

Birth Place: Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

Death Place: Fox Island, Washington, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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