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Jean King

Governor  George Ariyoshi
Succeeded by  John D. Waihee III
Name  Jean King
Spouse  Larry King (m. 1965–1987)
Preceded by  Nelson Doi
Political party  Democratic
Role  Tennis player
Partner  Ilana Kloss

Born  December 6, 1925 Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. (1925-12-06)
Died  November 24, 2013(2013-11-24) (aged 87) Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Movies  Legends of Wimbledon: Billie Jean King, Arthur Ashe: Citizen of the World, Kate Clinton: 25th Anniversary Tour
Books  We Have Come a Long Way: The Story of Women's Tennis
Similar People  Bobby Riggs, Ilana Kloss, Martina Navratilova, Arthur Ashe, Margaret Court
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American tennis player billie jean king biography and life story


Jean Sadako King, nee McKillop (December 6, 1925 – November 24, 2013) was the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, the state's first woman to be elected as such, from 1978 to 1982 in the administration of Governor George Ariyoshi.

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Education

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The daughter of a white father and a Japanese mother, King received her B.A. and M.F.A. degrees from the University of Hawaii and her master's degree of arts from the New York University.

Political career

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Before becoming Lieutenant Governor King had served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1972 to 1974 and the Hawaii Senate from 1974 to 1978. In 1982 King was defeated in the Democratic primary election for Governor and retired from politics.

Death

According to her granddaughter, King died at age 87 from pancreatic cancer on November 24, 2013.

Quotes

Champions keep playing until they get it right
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity
Be bold If you're going to make an error - make a doozy - and don't be afraid to hit the ball

References

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