Gabrielle Giffords Facts
- Gabrielle Giffords is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives
- She represented Arizona's 8th congressional district since 2007
- She is the third woman in Arizona's history to be elected to the US Congress. She is the first Jewish congresswoman in Arizona.
- She describes herself as a former Republican
- Gabrielle Giffords was born on June 8, 1970 in Tucson, Arizona to Gloria Kay and Spencer J Giffords. Her father is Jewish and mother is a Christian Science practioner.
- She is a politician and Businesswoman by profession
- She is married to former astronaut and Shape Shuttle Commander Mark E Kelly
- Gabrielle Giffords survived an assassination attempt of a shooting at a supermarket near Tucson. She was critically injured along with thirteen others, six others were killed.
- In 1996, she became president and CEO of El Campo Tire Warehouses