Andrea Conte (b. 1941) is the First Lady of Tennessee, the wife of Governor Phil Bredesen (2003 - present). First Lady is a term used in the United States to describe the wife of an elected male Head of state. Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. Philip Norman "Phil" Bredesen (born November 21, 1943) is the 48th Governor of Tennessee, having served since 2003 She is a 1968 graduate of the University of Washington and a registered nurse. See Washington (disambiguation for other uses The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research University A nurse is responsible—along with other Health care Professionals —for the treatment safety and recovery of acutely or chronically In addition to her interests as First Lady, she is an avid Nashville Predators fan, and an avid walker who competes in marathons as a walker around the country. First Lady is a term used in the United States to describe the wife of an elected male Head of state. The Nashville Predators are a professional Ice hockey team based in Nashville Tennessee. The marathon is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42
Andrea Conte was born February 13, 1941 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts to Louis and Roaslie Conte. Events 1258 - Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Great Barrington is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. She spent her childhood in Great Barrington, and graduated from Searles High School in 1958. She trained as a nurse at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MA, receiving her RN in 1961 and subsequently her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1968. Springfield is a City in and the County seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. A registered nurse (" RN " is a health care professional responsible for implementing the practice of Nursing through the use of the Nursing A bachelor's degree is usually an Undergraduate Academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three four or in some cases and Nursing is a Profession focused on assisting individuals families, and communities in attaining maintaining and recovering optimal Health See Washington (disambiguation for other uses The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research University Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. After moving to Nashville, she attended night classes at the University of Tennessee downtown campus (now Tennessee State University Avon Williams campus) and received an M.B.A degree in 1983. The University of Tennessee (also known as UT) sometimes called the University of Tennessee Knoxville ( UT Knoxville, or UTK) is the flagship Tennessee State University (TSU is a comprehensive urban coeducational Land-grant university founded in 1912 The Master of Business Administration ( MBA) is a Master's degree in Business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines
Andrea Conte and Philip Bredesen were married in Wheatley, Oxfordshire, England on November 22, 1974; Bredesen was working in the United Kingdom at the time. Philip Norman "Phil" Bredesen (born November 21, 1943) is the 48th Governor of Tennessee, having served since 2003 Wheatley village lies six miles east of Oxford, in Oxfordshire, England, in a valley at right angles to the river Thame. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Events 498 - Kofi Aseidu- After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Philip Norman "Phil" Bredesen (born November 21, 1943) is the 48th Governor of Tennessee, having served since 2003 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located She has retained her own name. Following their marriage, Ms. Conte obtained a job with Hospital Corporation of America in Nashville, TN, and the couple moved to Tennessee in 1975. The Hospital Corporation of America ( HCA) is the largest private operator of Health care facilities in the world Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. They have one son, Benjamin (b. 1980).
As first lady, she has continued her work on victim's rights issues, a commitment arising out of her 1988 kidnapping. First Lady is a term used in the United States to describe the wife of an elected male Head of state. In 2004, she walked 605 miles across Tennessee (from Memphis to Bristol) to spotlight and raise funds for child advocacy centers in her state. Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. Memphis is a City in the southwest corner of Tennessee, and the County seat of Shelby County. Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States. She also heads a project to restore the Tennessee Governor's Residence. She is a frequent speaker on these and other subjects both in and outside of Tennessee. Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States.
On December 7, 1988 she was kidnapped and injured in the parking lot of her retail shop in Nashville She fought, and was able to escape the kidnapper’s car as it drove on the road. Events 43 BC - Marcus Tullius Cicero assassinated 1696 - Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) The kidnapper was not identified or captured immediately. The following year he killed a woman in a Nashville park and was captured fleeing. Under questioning he admitted to the Conte kidnapping as well. Following her experience, Ms. Conte founded a non-profit organization, You Have the Power, to assist victims in dealing with the criminal justice system and to advocate for victim's rights.