|48th Governor of Texas|
|Assumed office |
January 20, 2015
|Preceded by||Rick Perry|
|49th Attorney General of Texas|
December 2, 2002 – January 20, 2015
|Preceded by||John Cornyn|
|Succeeded by||Ken Paxton|
|Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court|
|Preceded by||Jack Hightower|
|Succeeded by||Xavier Rodriguez|
Gregory Wayne Abbott
November 13, 1957
Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Cecilia Phalen (1981-present)|
|Alma mater||University of Texas, Austin|
Gregory Wayne "Greg" Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American lawyer and politician. He is currently the Governor of Texas. He defeated Wendy Davis in the November 4, 2014 general election. Prior to being governor, he was the 50th Attorney General of Texas. He is a Republican.
References[change | change source]
- Mildenberg, David and Laurel Brubaker Calkins. Grit Drives Abbott to Follow Perry as Texas Governor, Bloomberg Businessweek, September 19, 2013.
- "Unknown to Most, Cecilia Abbott Could Make History". The Texas Tribune. Retrieved November 8, 2014.