Tim Kaine is running as the Democratic candidate for Senator from Virginia. His wife of 28 years is Anne Holton. She was born in 1958; her father is A. Linwood Holton, Jr., who was Virginia Governor from 1970 to 1974.
Holton went to Princeton for her undergraduate education; after receiving her degree there, she graduated from Harvard Law School. She earned her law degree in 1983. The following year she married Tim Kaine. They have three children, Nat, Woody, and Annella.
After they were married, Holton became a law clerk for the US District Court in Richmond. She did that for three years and then was employed as an attorney for the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society. In 1998, she was appointed to be Judge for the Richmond Domestic Relations Court. She resigned from that office when her husband ran for governor in 2005. While First Lady, she worked to improve foster care for older kids. She currently works as a child welfare consultant for a number of states.
An interesting piece of trivia is that Anne Holton is the second woman to be both a child of a governor and First Lady of the state.
Here is an interview conducted with her: