Former Del. Governor Ruth Ann Minner Has Died

Former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner (photo courtesy of

Ruth Ann Minner, who left school to work on the family farm, became a widow early in life, obtained her GED and rose from being a receptionist in the Governor’s office to serve as Lieutenant Governor and Delaware’s first female Governor, has died. Minner served as Governor from 2001 to 2009. She also was Lieutenant…

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