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Elizabeth Pataki (Rowland)

Also Known As: "Libby /Rowland/"
Birthplace: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of <private> Rowland and <private> Rowland (Leblanc)
Wife of George Pataki, Governor
Mother of <private> Pataki; <private> Levy (Pataki); <private> Pataki and <private> Hamburger (Pataki)

Managed by: Rachel Elizabeth Graham
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Pataki
    • <private> Levy (Pataki)
    • <private> Pataki
    • <private> Hamburger (Pataki)
    • <private> Rowland
    • <private> Rowland (Leblanc)

About Elizabeth Pataki

Libby Pataki (born Elizabeth Rowland) is the former First Lady of New York and the wife of former New York Governor George Pataki. She served as First Lady during the three terms of her husband's administration. Governor Pataki did not seek re-election to a fourth term in 2006.

As First Lady, Pataki focused on promoting the state's agriculture industry and preventing breast cancer. Traveling throughout the state of New York, she worked to increase public awareness of breast cancer. Pataki is a former marketing executive who managed the family farm in Peekskill, New York. As First Lady, Pataki accepted contracts to serve as a marketing consultant with various corporations, including Revlon.

Pataki's father was a career military officer. She graduated from Beaufort High School in Beaufort, South Carolina and Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. She and her husband, who married in 1973, have four children. Along with Nathan Sharansky, she serves as the co-founder of the pro-Israel institution One Jerusalem.


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Elizabeth Pataki's Timeline

November 17, 1950
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, United States