Birthplace: Sandpoint, ID
Father: Chuck Heath
Mother: Sally Heath
Husband: Todd Palin (commercial fisherman)
Sarah's family moved to Skagway, Alaska, when she was 2 months old, and her father took a teaching job there.Her mother, Sally, took the family to church, and her father, Chuck, instilled in her a love for sports and competition. Today, Palin's parents stay busy hunting, fishing, gold-mining and caring for grandchildren. Chuck is a retired teacher, and Sally worked as a school secretary.
Sara and Tood have 5 children --
Son: Track (joined the Army in 2007)
Daughter: Piper Indy
Son: Trig (b. Apr-2008, Down syndrome)
Her favorite meal is moose stew. She comes from a family of outdoor enthusiasts. She and her parents, Chuck and Sally Heath, enjoy hunting and fishing, and have both completed marathons. In 1996 she was elected mayor of Wasilla. She's a lifetime NRA member and enjoys hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. Elected in 2006, she's Alaska's first female governor and the youngest governor elected in the state.
High School: Wasilla High School, Wasilla, AK (1982)
University: BA Journalism, University of Idaho (1987)
Governor of Alaska (2006-)
Mayor Wasilla, AK
City Council Wasilla, AK
National Rifle Association Lifetime Member
Rotary International Honorary Member
Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society
Beauty Contest Miss Wasilla 1984
She was born Sarah Louise Heath in Sandpoint, Idaho, the daughter of Sarah Heath, a school secretary, and Charles R. Heath, a science teacher and track coach. She has English, Irish and German ancestry.
served as city councilwoman and mayor of the town of about 9,000 before being elected governor of her home state just two years ago. How does she keep so fit? Midnight runs and caribou dinners.
She is the second female Vice Presidential candidate representing a major American political party (the first was Geraldine Ferraro). After being selected as the runner up in the 1984 Miss Alaska contest, Palin served two terms on the Wasilla, Alaska City Council from 1992 to 1996, was elected mayor of Wasilla in 1996, and ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor in 2002. Her family moved to Alaska when Sarah was an infant.
She refers to her husband, Todd, as the "First Dude." He's worked as a commercial fisherman and as a production operator on the North Slope for BP. He enjoys snowmobiling and has won the Tesoro Iron Dog, billed as the world's longest snowmobile race, four times.
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