Chuck Hunt Death – Cause of Death: Chuck Hunt, Husband of former Massachusetts governor has passed away.
Chuck Hunt became the first husband to a Governor when his wife, Jane Swift, became acting governor of Massachusetts from April 2001 to January 2003.
Chuck died in his Williamstown home on Tuesday, December 21. He was 67 years old.
Chuck’s wife, Jane served as the 69th lieutenant governor of Massachusetts from 1999 to 2003 and, concurrently, as acting governor from April 2001 to January 2003. She was the first woman to perform the duties of governor of Massachusetts and the only one to do so until January 2020. At the time she became acting governor, Swift was 36 years old, making her the youngest female governor or acting governor in U.S. history.
Chuck, a dairy farmer and physical education teacher married 29-year-old Swift in 1994. They both have three daughters, two of whom were born during her tenure as acting governor.