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Encyclopedia > Dave Freudenthal
Dave Freudenthal
Dave Freudenthal

Incumbent
Assumed office 
January 6, 2003
Lieutenant Max Maxfield
Preceded by Jim Geringer

Born October 12, 1950 (1950-10-12) (age 57)
Thermopolis, Wyoming
Political party Democratic
Spouse Nancy Freudenthal
Profession Attorney
Religion Episcopalian

David Duane "Dave" Freudenthal (born October 12, 1950) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Wyoming. A Democrat, Freudenthal is currently the governor of Wyoming, having been re-elected to a second term on 7 November 2006. He endorsed Barack Obama for President on Wednesday, April 2nd. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... List of Wyoming Governors Francis E. Warren Republican 1890 Amos W. Barber Republican 1890-1893 John E. Osborne Democratic 1893-1895 William A. Richards Republican 1895-1899 DeForest Richards Republican 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton Republican 1903-1905 Bryant B. Brooks Republican 1905-1911 Joseph M. Carey Democratic 1911-1915 John... Open seat redirects here. ... is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Max Maxfield is an American politician currently serving as the State Auditor of Wyoming, and elected for the Secretary of State office commencing 2007 as a Republican. ... Jim Geringer (born April 24, 1944) is a former Governor of Wyoming (Republican), serving from January 1995 to January 2003. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thermopolis is a town located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... An attorney is someone who represents someone else in the transaction of business: For attorney-at-law, see lawyer, solicitor, barrister or civil law notary. ... This article is about the Episcopal Church in the United States. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      Politics of the United States takes place in a framework of a presidential... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Cheyenne Largest city Cheyenne Area  Ranked 10th  - Total 97,818 sq mi (253,348 km²)  - Width 280 miles (450 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 0. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... List of Wyoming Governors Francis E. Warren Republican 1890 Amos W. Barber Republican 1890-1893 John E. Osborne Democratic 1893-1895 William A. Richards Republican 1895-1899 DeForest Richards Republican 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton Republican 1903-1905 Bryant B. Brooks Republican 1905-1911 Joseph M. Carey Democratic 1911-1915 John... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Biography

Freudenthal was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming, the seventh of eight children, and grew up on a farm north of town. He graduated from Amherst College in 1973 with a bachelor's degree in economics. After graduating he joined the Department of Economic Planning and Development as an economist and later became the state planning director for Governor Edgar Herschler. Thermopolis is a town located in Hot Springs County, Wyoming. ... Amherst College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. It is the third oldest college in Massachusetts. ... A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... Face-to-face trading interactions on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor. ... Edgar Herschler (1918 - 1990), popularly known as Gov Ed, was an U.S. political figure. ...


Freudenthal entered the University of Wyoming College of Law, receiving his law degree in 1980, and went into private practice. In 1994, he was appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming by President Bill Clinton upon the recommendation of then-Governor Mike Sullivan. Freudenthal left the post of U.S. Attorney in May 2001. University of Wyoming College of Law is a law school located in Laramie, Wyoming, United States. ... J.D. redirects here. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... The United States District Court for the District of Wyoming is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Wyoming. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... Michael John Mike Sullivan (born September 22, 1939, in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former two-term Democratic Governor of Wyoming, having served from 1987-1995. ...


Freudenthal ran for governor of Wyoming on a platform of "aiding existing businesses, encouraging workforce development within the education system and fully collecting minerals taxes,"[1] and defeated the favored candidate, Republican nominee Eli Bebout, an oil and natural gas businessman from Riverton in central Wyoming, 50-48 percent in the November 7, 2002 election.[2] The other 2 percent went to the Libertarian Party nominee. Freudenthal took office in January 2003. GOP redirects here. ... Eli Daniel Bebout (born October 14, 1946), though a veteran Wyoming politician, is the newest member of the Wyoming State Senate -- he represents District 26 from Riverton, the seat of Fremont County in central portion of his state. ... Synthetic motor oil For other uses, see Oil (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... Riverton is a city located in Fremont County, Wyoming. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Libertarian Party is an American political party founded on December 11, 1971. ...


During Freudenthal's term the state has enjoyed a prosperous economy. The petroleum, natural gas, and mineral boom in Wyoming have given the state a budget surplus, projected to be $1.8 billion in 2006.[3] Freudenthal has proposed that the state save $1.2 billion over the next two years.[4] Freudenthal, who enjoys one of the highest approval ratings of any governor at around 68 percent, was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and reelected over the Republican Ray Hunkins in the 2006 Wyoming gubernatorial election[5], carrying every county in the state, most by landslide margins. As Governor, he is a member of the National Governors Association and the Democratic Governors Association. Dave Freudenthal is also the Chairman of the Western Governors Association. He also has come up in national political limelight, due to the late Senator Craig Thomas's death. He was designated to appoint a new U.S. Senator and chose John Barrasso. Freudenthal is rumoured to be a possible candidate in the 2008 Special Election to complete Thomas's term, although he has denied this claim.[citation needed] Petro redirects here. ... For other uses, see Natural gas (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Mineral (disambiguation). ... Surplus means the quantity left over, after conducting an activity; the quantity which has not been used up, and can refer to: budget surplus, the opposite of a budget deficit economic surplus Surplus product or surplus value in Marxian economics physical surplus in the economic theory of Piero Sraffa Operating... This article concerns the National Rifle Association of the USA. For the UK organisation, see National Rifle Association of the United Kingdom The National Rifle Association, or NRA, is a non-profit group for the promotion of marksmanship, firearm safety, and the protection of hunting and personal protection firearm rights... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... The 2006 Wyoming gubernatorial election will take place on November 7, 2006. ... The National Governors Association (NGA) is an organization of the governors of the fifty U.S. states and five U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). ... The Democratic Governors Association is a Washington, D.C.-based organization founded in 1983, consisting of U.S. state and territorial governors affiliated with the Democratic Party. ... Craig Thomas may be: Craig Thomas (author), (born 1942) Craig Thomas (politician), (born 1933) US Senator from Wyoming. ... John Anthony Barrasso (born July 21, 1952) is a Republican senator from Wyoming. ...


Freudenthal is married to Nancy D. Freudenthal, a native of Cody, who works as a private attorney in Cheyenne. They have four children: Donald, Hillary, Bret, and Katie. Cody is a city in Park County, Wyoming and named after William Frederick Cody, primarily known as Buffalo Bill, from William Codys part in the creation of the original town. ... Nickname: Location in Wyoming Coordinates: , Country State County Laramie Founded 1867 Government  - Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total 21. ...


Electoral history

2006 Wyoming Gubernatorial Election

Dave Freudenthal (D) (inc.) 70%
Ray Hunkins (R) 30%

2002 Wyoming Gubernatorial Election Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Dave Freudenthal (D) 50%
Eli Bebout (R) 48%

Eli Daniel Bebout (born October 14, 1946), though a veteran Wyoming politician, is the newest member of the Wyoming State Senate -- he represents District 26 from Riverton, the seat of Fremont County in central portion of his state. ...

Notes

  1. ^ Ibid.
  2. ^ "Wyoming" (Election Day coverage). Washington Post. 7 Nov. 2002.
  3. ^ "Nation in brief." Washington Post. 4 Dec. 2005.
  4. ^ Ibid.
  5. ^ Survey USA approval ratings. [1]

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Preceded by
Jim Geringer
Governor of Wyoming
2003 – present
Incumbent

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David D. Freudenthal (born October 12, 1950) is the governor of the U.S. state of Wyoming.
Freudenthal was born in Thermopolis, Wyoming and graduated from Amherst College in 1973.
Freudenthal became governor in January 2003 after defeating his Republican opponent Eli Bebout in a close 50%-48% vote in the election of 2002.
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