Lincoln Davenport Chafee (born Mairch 26, 1953) is an American politeecian. He wis the Governor o Rhode Island frae 2011 tae 2015. Afore becomin governor, he wis a junior U.S. Senator o Rhode Island frae 1999 tae 2007.

Lincoln Chafee
Lincoln Chafee official portrait.jpg
74t Govrenor o Rhode Island
In office
4 January 2011 – 6 January 2015
LieutenantElizabeth H. Roberts
Precedit biDonald Carcieri
Succeedit biGina Raimondo
Unitit States Senator
frae Rhode Island
In office
4 November 1999 – 3 Januar 2007
Appyntit biLincoln Almond
Precedit biJohn Chafee
Succeedit biSheldon Whitehouse
Mayor o Warwick
In office
1992–1999
Precedit biCharles Donovan
Succeedit biScott Avedisian
Personal details
BornLincoln Davenport Chafee
(1953-03-26) 26 Mairch 1953 (age 67)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Poleetical pairtyRepublican (1999–2007)
Independent (2007–2013)
Democratic (2013–present)
Spoose(s)Stephanie Chafee
BairnsLouisa
Caleb
Thea
Alma materBrown Varsity
Montana State Varsity, Bozeman
ReligionEpiscopalian