Kay Bailey Hutchison

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Kay Bailey Hutchison
22nd United States Permanent Representative to NATO
In office
August 28, 2017 – January 20, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byDouglas Lute
Succeeded byJulianne Smith
United States Senator
from Texas
In office
June 14, 1993 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byBob Krueger
Succeeded byTed Cruz
Treasurer of Texas
In office
January 15, 1991 – June 14, 1993
GovernorAnn Richards
Preceded byAnn Richards
Succeeded byMartha Whitehead
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 90th district
In office
January 9, 1973 – July 9, 1976
Preceded byTom Bass
Succeeded byBrad Wright
Personal details
Kathryn Ann Bailey

(1943-07-22) July 22, 1943 (age 80)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
John Parks
(m. 1967; div. 1969)

Ray Hutchison
(m. 1978; died 2014)
EducationUniversity of Texas, Austin (BA, JD)

Kay Bailey Hutchison (born July 22, 1943[1]) is an American politician. Hutchison was the 22nd United States Permanent Representative to NATO from August 28, 2017 to January 20, 2021. 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kay Bailey Hutchison - Campaign 2012, Bio, News, Photos". Wshington Times. Retrieved 2 January 2013.[permanent dead link]
  2. Tribune, The Texas; Livingston, Abby (29 June 2017). "Trump taps Kay Bailey Hutchison to serve as NATO ambassador". The Texas Tribune.
  3. Diaz, Kevin (3 August 2017). "Senate confirms Kay Bailey Hutchison as NATO envoy". Houston Chronicle.