Georgette Berube was born in Lewiston, Maine and attended parochial school, graduating from Lewiston High School. She also attended the Auburn, Maine School of Commerce. In 1970 she was the first woman elected to the Maine legislature from Lewiston. She served in the Maine House of Representatives until 1982, at which time she ran for governor and lost in the primary. She served in the Maine Senate from 1984-2000.
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