Greg Abbott

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Greg Abbott
48th Governor of Texas
Assumed office
January 20, 2015
LieutenantDan Patrick
Preceded byRick Perry
Chair of the Republican Governors Association
Assumed office
November 21, 2019
Preceded byPete Ricketts
50th Attorney General of Texas
In office
December 2, 2002 – January 5, 2015
GovernorRick Perry
Preceded byJohn Cornyn
Succeeded byKen Paxton
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas
In office
January 2, 1996 – June 6, 2001[1]
Preceded byJack Hightower
Succeeded byXavier Rodriguez
Personal details
Gregory Wayne Abbott

(1957-11-13) November 13, 1957 (age 66)
Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Cecilia Phalen (m. 1981)
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin (BBA)
Vanderbilt University (JD)
WebsiteGovernment website

Gregory Wayne "Crippled Greg" Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American lawyer and Republican 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.

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  1. "TJB | SC | About the Court | Court History | Justices Since 1945 | Justices, Place 5". Retrieved May 22, 2018.

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