Betsy McCaughey Biography

Betsy McCaughey is an American politician who served as the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1995 to 1998, during the first term of Governor George Pataki.

She unsuccessfully sought the Democratic Party nomination for governor after Pataki dropped her from his 1998 ticket, and she ended up on the ballot under the Liberal Party line.

Betsy McCaughey Age

Betsy is 72 years old as of 2020, She was born on October 20, 1949, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Betsy McCaughey Height

Betsy stands at an average height. she appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.

Betsy McCaughey Weight

Details regarding her actual weight and other body measurements are currently not publicly available.

Betsy McCaughey Family

Betsy was born alongside her twin brother William to parents Ramona Peterken and her husband Albert who was a factory janitor. The family moved around the Northeastern United States for six years before it settled down in Westport, Connecticut, where McCaughey’s father did maintenance and later engineering work at a nail clipper factory.

McCaughey recalled her parents’ difficulty in affording medical treatment: “my brother was a serious asthmatic as a child. I remember my parents sitting at the kitchen table wondering if they could afford to take me to the hospital.

Betsy McCaughey Parents

McCaughey’s father died in 1970 at the age of 60. Her mother, an alcoholic, died the next year of liver disease at the age of 42.

Betsy McCaughey Education

Betsy received a scholarship to attend Vassar College, where she majored in history. She wrote her senior thesis on Karl Marx and Alexis de Tocqueville, won several fellowships, and received her BA, with distinction, in 1970. McCaughey went on to graduate school at Columbia University in New York City, earning her MA in 1972 and her Ph.D. in constitutional history in 1976.

Betsy McCaughey Husband and Daughter

Betsy first married Thomas K. McCaughey whom she first met in college, in their marriage, Thomas and Betsy shared three wonderful daughters. The McCaugheys separated in 1992 and divorced in 1994, with McCaughey and her ex-spouse sharing joint custody of their three daughters. she later married her second husband Wilbur Ross a wealthy investment banker and prominent democratic party fundraiser in December 1995 but Wilbur filed a divorce from Betsy in November 1998.

Betsy McCaughey Net Worth

Betsy has an estimated net worth of over $1 million as of 2020, This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career. Through his various sources of income, Betsy has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Betsy McCaughey Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Betsy.

Betsy McCaughey Wiki

Full Names: Betsy McCaughey Gender: Female Occupation / Profession: Politician Nationality: American Race / Ethnicity: White Religion: Christian Sexual Orientation: Straight

Betsy McCaughey Birthday

Age / How Old?: 72 years old Date of Birth: October 20, 1949 Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Birthday: October 20th

Betsy McCaughey Body Measurements

Body Measurements: Not Available Height / How Tall?: Not Known Weight: Not Known Eye Color: Not Available Hair Color: Not Available Shoe Size: Not Available

Betsy McCaughey Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): Albert Mother: Ramona Peterken Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): 1 Marital Status: Divorced Husband/Spouse: Was Married to Wilbur Ross Children: 3 Daughters

Betsy McCaughey Networth and Salary

Net Worth: Over $1 million

Betsy McCaughey New York Post

In a September 15, 2013 opinion piece in the New York Post entitled “Obamacare will question your sex life”, McCaughey wrote:

“Are you sexually active? If so, with one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?” Be ready to answer those questions and more the next time you go to the doctor, whether it’s the dermatologist or the cardiologist and no matter if the questions are unrelated to why you’re seeking medical help. And you can thank the Obama health law.”

Betsy McCaughey Newsmax TV

Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D. is a constitutional scholar, patient advocate, and former Lt. Governor of New York State. She is a syndicated columnist, the author of the New York Times bestseller, Beating Obamacare, and a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research. She earned her Ph.D. from Columbia University, where she also taught.

Frequently Asked Questions About Betsy McCaughey

Who is Betsy McCaughey?

Betsy McCaughey is an American politician who served as the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1995 to 1998, during the first term of Governor George Pataki.

How Old is Betsy McCaughey?

Betsy is 72 years old as of 2020, She was born on October 20, 1949, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

How Tall is Betsy McCaughey?

Betsy stands at an average height. she appears to be quite tall in stature if her photos, relative to her surroundings, are anything to go by.

Is Betsy McCaughey Married?

Betsy first married Thomas K. McCaughey whom she first met in college, in their marriage, Thomas and Betsy shared three wonderful daughters. The McCaugheys separated in 1992 and divorced in 1994, with McCaughey and her ex-spouse sharing joint custody of their three daughters. she later married her second husband Wilbur Ross a wealthy investment banker and prominent democratic party fundraiser in December 1995 but Wilbur filed a divorce from Betsy in November 1998.

How Much is Betsy McCaughey Worth?

Betsy has an estimated net worth of over $1 million as of 2020, This includes her assets, money, and income. Her primary source of income is her career. Through his various sources of income, Betsy has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Betsy’s Social Media Contacts

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