Janet Trafton Mills (born December 30, 1947) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the 75th governor of Maine, since January 2019. She previously served as the Maine Attorney General on two separate occasions.
Janet Mills Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements
- As of 2020, Janet Mills age is 72 years old.
- She stands on a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
- Her body measurements are not known.
- She weighs around 60 Kg.
- Her eye color is hazel and the hair color is blonde.
- She wears a shoe size of 6 UK.
Janet Mills Net Worth & Salary
- As of 2020, Janet Mills net worth is estimated around $100 million USD.
- Her salary is $70,000.
- Her source of income is her political career.
Janet Mills Husband
- As of 2020, Janet Mills husband is Stanley Kuklinski who died due to the effects of a stroke.
- In 1985 Mills married real estate developer Stanley Kuklinski, with whom she had five stepdaughters and three grandsons and two granddaughters.
- Kuklinski died due to the effects of a stroke on September 24, 2014.
- She is the sister of Peter Mills, a former Republican state senator and gubernatorial candidate in 2006 and 2010.
Janet Mills Quick Facts
|Real Name||Janet Trafton Mills|
|Nick Name||Janet Mills|
|Born||December 30, 1947|
|Age||72 years old (As of 2020)|
|Known For||75th Governor of Maine|
|Birthplace||Farmington, Maine, U.S.|
|Height/ Tall||In feet - 5'8"|
|Parents||Father: Peter Mills Jr.
Mother: Katherine Louise
|Spouse/ Husband||Stanley Kuklinski
(m. 1985; died 2014)
|Education||1. Colby College
2. University of Massachusetts Boston (BA)
3. University of Maine School of Law (JD)
|Net Worth||Approx $100 million USD (As of 2020)|
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Janet Mills Early Life & Education
- Janet Mills was born on December 30, 1947 in Farmington, Maine, U.S.
- She holds American nationality.
- She is the daughter of Katherine Louise (Coffin) and Sumner Peter Mills Jr.
- Her mother was a schoolteacher, and her father was a lawyer who served as U.S. Attorney for Maine in the 1950s.
- As per her education, Mills graduated from Farmington High School in 1965.
- As a teenager, she spent nearly a year bedridden in a full-body cast due to severe scoliosis, which was corrected surgically.
- Mills briefly attended Colby College before moving to San Francisco, where she worked as a nursing assistant in a psychiatric hospital.
- Later, she enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Boston, from which she graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in 1970.
- During her time at UMass, Mills traveled through Western Europe and became fluent in French.
- In 1973 she began attending the University of Maine School of Law and in 1974 she was a summer intern in Washington, D.C., for civil rights attorney Charles Morgan Jr. of the American Civil Liberties Union.
- Mills graduated with a JD in 1976 and was admitted to the bar.
Janet Mills Political Career
- As of career, Mills was Maine’s first female criminal prosecutor and was an assistant attorney general from 1976 to 1980, prosecuting homicides and other major crimes.
- In 1980, she was elected district attorney for Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties, a position to which she was reelected three times.
- She was the first woman district attorney in New England.
- In 1994, Mills was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Congress in the Democratic primary to replace then Republican congresswoman Olympia Snowe. She placed 3rd, losing to John Baldacci.
- Mills co-founded the Maine Women’s Lobby and was elected to its board of directors in 1998.
- In 2002, Mills was elected to the Maine House of Representatives as a Democrat. There, she served on the judiciary, criminal justice, and appropriations committees.
Facts about Janet Mills
- Mills supports LGBT rights.
- She has enacted regulations to curb the use of materials that harm the environment.
- During her remarks at the UN General Assembly, Mills pledged that Maine would have a carbon-neutral economy by 2045.
- She signed into law a measure to ban the use of such references in public schools.