Jan Brewer Facts
22nd Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona and a member of the Republican Party.
- Jan Brewer was born on September 26, 1944 in Hollywood, California and was named Janice Kay "Jan" Brewer.
- She is the fourth woman, and third consecutive woman, to hold the office of the Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona.
- Brewer attended Glendale Community College where she received a radiological technologist certificate, but never earned a degree.
- She has served as a State Senator and State Representative for Arizona, from 1983 to 1996.
- She married John Leon Brewer in Nevada.
- She took oath of office as the 22nd Governor of Arizona on January 21, 2009.
- Her first official act as the Governor is to issue a management directive to state agencies calling for a temporary freeze on all new state government regulations.