Lakeview, Texas, The United States
September 1, 1933
September 13, 2006
About Ann Richards
Ann Richards was the 45th governor of Texas who appointed record numbers of women and minorities to state boards and agencies. She was a strong feminist and believed a lot in education. Richards also served on numerous boards of philanthropic, educational and public interest organizations. After her death in 2006, the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders was opened in Austin, TX to continue her legacy.