Gloria Deukmejian

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Gloria Deukmejian
First Lady of California
In role
January 3, 1983 – January 7, 1991
Governor George Deukmejian
Preceded by Nancy Reagan
Succeeded by Gayle Wilson
Personal details
Born Gloria May Saatjian
(1930-11-01) November 1, 1930 (age 86)
Long Beach, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) George Deukmejian (m. 1957)
  • Leslie
  • Andrea
  • George

Gloria May Deukmejian (née Saatjian; November 1, 1930) is a former first lady of California (1983–1991) and the wife of former California governor George Deukmejian.[1] Saatjian married her husband in 1957.[2][3] They have two daughters and one son.

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  1. ^ "Gloria Deukmejian". First Ladies of California. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
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  3. ^ DiCanio, Margaret (2002). Memory Fragments from the Armenian Genocide: A Mosaic of a Shared Heritage. iUniverse. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-595-23865-1. 
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Nancy Reagan
First Lady of California
1983 – 1991
Succeeded by
Gayle Wilson