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Gary Herbert

Personal data
Date of birthMay 7, 1947(age 68)
Place of birthAmerican Fork, Utah, United States
Political partyRepublican Party
SpouseJeanette Herbert
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Alma materBrigham Young University
ReligionThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUtah Army National Guard
RankStaff Sergeant
17th Governor of Utah
Assumed officeAugust 11, 2009
LieutenantGreg Bell
Preceded byJon Huntsman
6th Lieutenant Governor of Utah
In officeJanuary 3, 2005 - August 11, 2009
GovernorJon Huntsman
Succeeded byGreg Bell
Preceded byGayle McKeachnie

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Gary Richard Herbert (born May 7, 1947) is the 17th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Utah. Having served as the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Utah from 2005 to 2009, he assumed the governorship on August 11, 2009, following the resignation of Jon Huntsman, who was appointed United States Ambassador to the People's Republic of China by President Barack Obama. Governor Herbert was elected to his own term of office in a 2010 Special Election in Utah, defeating his opponent 65%-31%.

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