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Peter Shumlin
Peter Shumlin 2012.jpg
Shumlin in June 2012
81st Governor of Vermont
Assumed office
January 6, 2011
Lieutenant Phillip Scott
Preceded by Jim Douglas
President Pro Tempore of the Vermont Senate
In office
Preceded by Peter Welch
Succeeded by John F. Campbell
In office
Preceded by Stephen W. Webster
Succeeded by Peter Welch
Personal details
Peter Elliott Shumlin

March 24, 1956 (1956-03-24) (age 64)
Brattleboro, Vermont, United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Deborah Holway Shumlin (1989-2013; divorced)[1]
Children Olivia, Rebecca[2]
Alma mater Wesleyan University
Profession Teacher

Peter Elliot Shumlin (born March 24, 1956) is an American politician. In 2011, he was elected Governor of Vermont. He is a member of the Democratic Party of the United States.


  1. Vermont Marriage Index, 1981-1984 and 1989-2001, entry for Peter E Shumlin and Deborah Holway Shumlin, accessed July 3, 2013
  2. Susie Steimle, WCAX-TV, Candidate Closeup: Peter Shumlin, October 18, 2012
  3. Ken Herman, Cox News Service, Marshall News-Messenger, "The People who are not Included in Gov. Perry’s Houston Prayer Fest", June 10, 2011. "Peter Shumlin is of unknown, if any, religion. "He has never declared a religion publicly," Sue Allen, his communications director, told me Monday."

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