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Ruth Ann Minner Edit Profile

executive , State official

Ruth Ann Minner, American former Governor of Delaware. Named to Delaware Women's Hall of Fame, 1995; recipient Legislator of Year, Delaware Wildlife Federation, 1989, Outstanding Environmentalist, Coalition for Natural Stream Valleys Inc., 1990, Alexis I. Bayard Award, Delaware Democratic Party, 1991, Environmental Award, Delaware Sierra Club, 1991, Mother of Year, Delaware Association American Mothers Inc., 1993.

Background

Minner, Ruth Ann was born on January 17, 1935 in Melford, Delaware, United States.

Education

Student, Delaware Technology and Community College.

Career

Office receptionist to Gov, State of Delaware, Dover, 1972—1974. Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1974—1982, Delaware State Senate, Dover, 1982—1992. Lieutenant governor State of Delaware, 1993—2001, governor, 2001—2009.

Membership

Member Delaware House of Representatives, 1974-1982. Member Delaware Senate,1982-1992. Member Democratic National Committee, 1988.

Connections

Married Frank Ingram (deceased 1967). Children: Frank, Wayne, Gary. Married Roger Minner (deceased 1991).

spouse:
Frank Ingram

spouse:
Roger Minner

child:
Frank Minner

child:
Wayne Minner

child:
Gary Minner