Meet Mrs. Elaine Hatch; wife of Orrin Hatch, Republican Senator for the State of Utah, who announced he won’t run for re-election in 2018. Some people think with Hatch out of the picture, Mitt Romney might likely run for the seat. But enough about that, let us tell you 5 facts about Sen Hatch’s wife Elaine.
Mrs. Hatch was born Elaine Hansen on September 27, 1933, in Newton, Utah.
She was a student at Brigham Young University when she met her husband at an astronomy class.
They tied the knot on August 28, 1957, and had six children, Alyssa, 48, Marcia, Kimberly, Scott, 55, Jesse and Brent, 59.
In addition to their six children, Elaine and Orrin are grandparents to 23 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
They are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.