Kay Bailey Hutchison

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Kay Bailey Hutchison
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22nd United States Permanent Representative to NATO
Assumed office
August 28, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Douglas Lute
United States Senator
from Texas
In office
June 14, 1993 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Bob Krueger
Succeeded by Ted Cruz
Treasurer of Texas
In office
January 15, 1991 – June 14, 1993
Governor Ann Richards
Preceded by Ann Richards
Succeeded by Martha Whitehead
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 90th district
In office
January 9, 1973 – July 9, 1976
Preceded by Tom Bass
Succeeded by Brad Wright
Personal details
Born Kathryn Ann Bailey
(1943-07-22) July 22, 1943 (age 75)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s)
John Parks
(m. 1967; div. 1969)

Ray Hutchison
(m. 1978; d. 2014)
Children 4
Education University of Texas, Austin (BA, JD)

Kay Bailey Hutchison (born July 22, 1943[1]) is an American politician. Hutchison is the 22nd and current United States Permanent Representative to NATO since August 28, 2017. She was the senior Senator from Texas. Hutchison is a member of the U.S. Republican Party. In 2001, she was named one of the thirty most powerful women in America by the Ladies Home Journal.

On June 29, 2017, Hutchison was nominated to be the next United States Permanent Representative to NATO by Donald Trump. [2] She was confirmed by the Senate in a voice vote on August 3, 2017. [3]

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