Asa Hutchinson

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Asa Hutchinson
Asa Hutchinson 2019.jpg
46th Governor of Arkansas
Assumed office
January 13, 2015
LieutenantTim Griffin
Preceded byMike Beebe
Vice Chair of the National Governors Association
Assumed office
August 5, 2020
ChairAndrew Cuomo
Preceded byAndrew Cuomo
Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Border and Transportation Security
In office
January 23, 2003 – March 1, 2005
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRandy Beardsworth (acting)[1]
Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration
In office
August 8, 2001 – January 23, 2003
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byWilliam Simpkins (acting)
Succeeded byKaren Tandy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1997 – August 6, 2001
Preceded byTim Hutchinson
Succeeded byJohn Boozman
Chair of the Republican Party of Arkansas
In office
January 1, 1990 – January 1, 1995
Preceded byKen Coon
Succeeded bySheffield Nelson
United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas
In office
September 1, 1982 – January 20, 1985
PresidentRonald Reagan
Preceded byLarry McCord
Succeeded byMichael Fitzhugh
City Attorney of Bentonville, Arkansas
In office
1977–1978
Personal details
Born
William Asa Hutchinson II

(1950-12-03) December 3, 1950 (age 69)
Bentonville, Arkansas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Susan Hutchinson
Children4
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
EducationBob Jones University (BA)
University of Arkansas (JD)

Asa Hutchinson (born December 3, 1950) is an American politician. On January 13, 2015, he became the 46th Governor of Arkansas and was elected again on 11 November 2018. He is a Republican. He was the administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration.[2]

Hutchinson was born in Bentonville, Arkansas. He lives there with his wife, Susan Burrell Hutchinson. He has four children.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Beardsworth Heads DHS Transport". www.joc.com. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  2. "Did Bush-Era DEA Endorse Medical Marijuana?". The Weed Blog. Retrieved Jan 14, 2015.