Eric Holcomb

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Eric Holcomb
51st Governor of Indiana
Assumed office
January 9, 2017
LieutenantSuzanne Crouch
Preceded byMike Pence
51st Lieutenant Governor of Indiana
In office
March 3, 2016 – January 9, 2017
GovernorMike Pence
Preceded bySue Ellspermann
Succeeded bySuzanne Crouch
Personal details
Born (1968-05-02) May 2, 1968 (age 55)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Janet Holcomb
Alma materHanover College
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1990–1996

Eric Holcomb (born May 2, 1968)[1] is an American politician. He currently serves as the 51st Governor of Indiana. He previously served as the 51st Lieutenant Governor of Indiana. He was nominated to fill the remainder of Sue Ellspermann's term. Ellspermann resigned on March 2, 2016 to become president of Ivy Tech Community College.[2] He is a member of the Republican Party, and successfully ran for Governor of Indiana in the 2016 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb (R-Indiana) biography". Archived from the original on June 6, 2019. Retrieved August 2, 2016.
  2. Slodysko, Bryan (February 18, 2016). "Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann to resign March 2 in expected move". The Indianapolis Star. The Associated Press. Retrieved November 2, 2016.