Gavin Christopher Newsom (born October 10, 1967) is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th governor of California, serving since January 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California from 2011 to 2019 and as the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011.
San Francisco's late lesbian pioneers and marriage equality advocates Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin are among the newest inductees into the California Hall of Fame.
Governor Gavin Newsom and first partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom made the announcement Tuesday, October 12. Lyon, Martin, and four others were all posthumously inducted during a webcast streamed by the California Museum, in lieu of an in-person event this year.
The new inductees join 134 inspirational Californians previously named to the state's hall of fame, according to a news release from the museum.