Richards, Ann

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Name
Richards, Ann Gender: F
Dorothy Ann Willis
born on 1 September 1933 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Lakeview (McLennan County), Texas, 31n36, 97w06
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 08°35' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 02°59 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 06°57'



Ann Richards

Biography

American politician, elected Governor of Texas 11/06/1990, but lost her seat to George Bush, Jr. 11/1994.

Married to her high-school sweetheart, David Richards, she has four kids whom she adores, involved and working with them and later, her grandkids.

She retained the interest in politics that had blossomed while she was in grad school. Active in the civil rights movement, she was elected county commissioner. Over the years, Richards developed a running battle with alcohol. When her marriage ended, she went into rehab. During her campaign for State Treasurer, she was forthright. Not given to evasion, she meets issues head-on with capability and a sense of humor. She won the office in 1982. As Treasurer, she turned the Texas books around to bring them into the black.

In 1994, she was diagnosed with osteoporosis, a disease that afflicts 28 million Americans, 80% of them women.

The Texan politician was diagnosed with esophageal cancer on March 7, 2006, and she died at her Austin home of the disease on September 13, 2006, soon after her 73rd birthday.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Job 6 November 1990 (Elected governor of Texas)
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  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1994 (Diagnosed osteoporosis)
  • Death of Father 1994 (Dad died)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 7 March 2006 (Esophageal cancer)
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  • Death by Disease 13 September 2006 (Of esophageal cancer, in Austin, TX, age 73)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand, LMR. Same time in her autobiography with Peter Knobler "Straight From the Heart" (Simon & Schuster, 1989, p.36), however the biog gave September 3 in error.

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Humorous, Witty
  • Traits : Personality : Principled strongly
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Esophageal cancer)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Osteoporosis (Began walking and exericize to combat it)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (Rehab)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Governor of TX)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Problem Solving (Political leadership)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women

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