Madeleine M. Kunin Photo

Madeleine M. Kunin

Born: Sep 28, 1933

Birthplace: Zurich

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Madeleine M. Kunin

Date of Birth : Sep 28, 1933
Birth Place : Zurich

Madeleine May Kunin is an American diplomat and politician. She was the 77th Governor of Vermont from 1985 until 1991, as a member of the Democratic Party. She also served as United States Ambassador to Switzerland from 1996 to 1999. She was Vermont's first and, to date, only female governor as well as the first Jewish governor of Vermont. She was also the first Jewish woman to be elected governor of a U.S. state. Kunin is currently the James Marsh Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Writer
  • Diplomat

Also known as


  • Madeleine Kunin
  • Madeline M Kunin

Spouse


  • John W. Hennessey Jr
  • Arthur Kunin
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