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Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Corbett


Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

Governor Corbett received his bachelor's degree from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania, and taught high school civics and history in Schuylkill County before graduating from St. Mary's University School of Law in 1975. He served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard's 28th Infantry Division from 1971 to 1984, rising to the rank of captain. Corbett's law career has been split between private practice and civil service in Pennsylvania, including service as an assistant district attorney, an assistant United States Attorney, a United States Attorney, and an appointed state attorney general. He was also elected to serve as Pennsylvania's attorney general, in 2004 and again in 2008. In the private sector, Corbett was general counsel for Waste Management, Inc., and later ran his own practice. He has served on state commissions including the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, which he chaired. He was elected Pennsylvania's governor in November 2010.

Governor Corbett's Web Site

State of Pennsylvania's Web Site