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Northup, Anne (Meagher)

Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1948 - Born on the 22nd of January.

1980 - Northup first became active in politics as a volunteer for Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign.

1987 - She was elected to the Kentucky General Assembly.

1984 - Won three gold medals in swimming in the Summer Olympics, as well as a bronze in 1988.

1996 - She served as Representative of Kentucky's 32nd House district.

         - She was elected to the United States House, narrowly defeating one-term Democratic incumbent Mike Ward.

1997 - She represented the Louisville-centered 3rd congressional district of Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives, where she served on the powerful House Appropriations Committee.

2000 - Northup defeated Eleanor Jordan.

2006 - She narrowly lost reelection to Democratic politician John Yarmuth in the election.

2007 - On the 17th of January, Northup entered the Republican primary election for Governor of Kentucky.

         - On the 22nd of May, Northup was defeated in the Republican primary by incumbent Governor Ernie Fletcher.


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