Gov. George Pataki

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George E. Pataki, Republican, of Garrison, New York.
Current 53rd Governor of New York State.  (Elected Nov. 8, 1994; re-elected Nov. 3, 1998). 
Has a political action committee, the 21st Century Freedom PAC.
Career Elected to the New York State Senate in 1992 and served until inaugurated as Governor in Jan. 1995. 
Member of the New York State Assembly, 1985-92. 
Mayor of Peekskill, 1981-84; the youngest mayor in the history of the city. 
Worked for a New York law firm; served as counsel to two state senate committees. 
Author, with Daniel Paisner, of Pataki: An Autobiography (Viking, 1998).
Education Yale University, bachelor's degree 1967.  Columbia Law School, J.D. 1970. 
Family Wife the former Elizabeth (Libby) Rowland.  Four children: Emily, Teddy, Allison and George Owen.  
Religion Catholic. 
Age 53 years old.  Born June 24, 1945 in Peekskill, New York, on the family farm. 

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