Steve Beshear

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Steve Beshear
Steve Beshear by Gage Skidmore.jpg
61st Governor of Kentucky
In office
December 11, 2007 – December 8, 2015
LieutenantDaniel Mongiardo
Jerry Abramson
Preceded byErnie Fletcher
Succeeded byMatt Bevin
49th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
In office
December 13, 1983 – December 8, 1987
GovernorMartha Collins
Preceded byMartha Collins
Succeeded byBrereton Jones
Attorney General of Kentucky
In office
January 7, 1980 – December 13, 1983
GovernorJohn Brown
Preceded byRobert Stephens
Succeeded byDavid Armstrong
Personal details
BornSteven Lynn Beshear
(1944-09-21) September 21, 1944 (age 74)
Dawson Springs, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jane Klingner
ResidencePrivate
Alma materUniversity of Kentucky
ReligionBaptist
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
UnitUnited States Army Reserve
Battles/warsVietnam War

Steven Lynn "Steve" Beshaer (born September 21, 1944) is an American politician. In 2007, he became the Governor of Kentucky.[1] He left office on December 8, 2015 because of term limits and was succeed by Matt Bevin.

In 1996, he ran for U.S. Senator representing Kentucky, but lost to Mitch McConnell.

References[change | change source]

  1. Brammer, Jack (2008-04-26). "Beshear to Split Diverse Cabinet; New One Is Energy and Environment". Lexington Herald-Leader.

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