George Pataki and His Family – George Elmer Pataki or known as George Pataki is a former New York governor who also runs for 2016 presidential election. You must have been familiar with this name, but you can know him better by learning about his family. Little did you know, his wife and children have an important career that you might not expect.
Mary Elizabeth Rowland or Libby Pataki is the wife of George Pataki. They have been married since 1973, and she served as the First Lady of Peekskill on January 1, 1981 to December 31, 1984. It is when her husband was working as Peekskill Mayor. She was also the First Lady of New York on January 1, 1995 to December 31, 2006 when her husband was working as New York governor. So they are actually little king and queen on their own terms, unlike your king and queen on your gambling cards you play in IDN Poker.
As the First Lady, Libby gained more awareness in agriculture industry and breast cancer. To achieve the goal, she traveled to different states of New York. She also worked as a marketing consultant for various corporations during her time serving as the First Lady. She also took part in founding One Jerusalem, the pro-Israel institution, together with Nathan Sharansky, an Israeli politician.
George Pataki and Libby Pataki have four children from their marriage, namely Emily Pataki, Allison Pataki, Teddy Pataki, and George Owen Pataki. Currently, there is no information related to Emily Pataki, but other children are noted to have great achievements and talents on what they do.
Allison Pataki, for example, is a famous author and journalist. As an author, she has written five famous novels, such as The Traitor’s Wife based on the life of American military officer, Benedict Arnold; The Accidental Empress and Sisi: Empress On Her Own which are based on the Austro-Hungarian Empress or the Dual Monarchy; Where the Light Falls which she co-writes with her brother, George Owen Pataki; and her latest novel Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience in 2018 which tells about a near-fatal stroke of her husband. You can also expect more of her upcoming books in 2020. Not only writing those novels, but she also writes for different media outlets, such as Travel Girl, FoxNews.com, The Huffington Post, and ABCNews.com.
Pataki and his wife, Libby, have been married for more than 40 years and both of them were actively working as governor and First Lady. All of their children have the talent and achievements that will make Pataki and Libby as parents feel proud.