Politician and Democrat who was simply the Governor of Washington from 1977 to 1981. She was notably the 1st feminine governor of her condition. She was a sea biologist who trained at the University or college of Washington before she came into politics. She transformed her name from Marguerite to Dixy when she was 16. She by no means wedded. She was appointed Associate Secretary of Condition for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific by Chief executive Gerald R. Ford.