Clinton was elected governor of Arkansas at the tender age of 32, but lost his first reelection bid. He was elected again two years later and served as governor for the next 12 years. Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter Chelsea was born in 1980 at the end of Governor Clinton's first term.
Happy Birthday Chelsea Clinton! Photo: Governor Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton with Chelsea Victoria Clinton in the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion on the day they brought their daughter home from the hospital. ¾/80. -from the Clinton Library