Josh Hawley

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Josh Hawley
Josh Hawley, official portrait, 116th congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Missouri
Assumed office
January 3, 2019
Serving with Roy Blunt
Preceded byClaire McCaskill
42nd Attorney General of Missouri
In office
January 9, 2017 – January 9, 2019
GovernorMike Parson
Preceded byChris Koster
Succeeded byEric Schmitt
Personal details
Born
Joshua David Hawley

(1979-12-31) December 31, 1979 (age 39)
Lexington, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Erin Morrow
Children2
Alma materStanford University (BA)
Yale University (JD)

Joshua David Hawley (born December 31, 1979) is an American politician. He is the junior United States Senator of Missouri since January 3, 2019.

He was the Attorney General of Missouri from 2017 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party.

He was born in Lexington, Missouri. Hawley studied studied at Stanford University and at Yale University. He is a former law clerk to Chief Justice John Roberts of the Supreme Court.

In October 2017, Hawley announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate.[1] He defeated Claire McCaskill in the general election in November 2018.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lowry, Bryan (October 10, 2017). "Josh Hawley, with praise from Breitbart, challenging McCaskill for U.S. Senate seat". The Kansas City Star.
  2. Hawley defeats McCaskill in hard-fought Missouri Senate race

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