|61st Governor of Kentucky|
December 11, 2007 – December 8, 2015
|Preceded by||Ernie Fletcher|
|Succeeded by||Matt Bevin|
|49th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky|
December 13, 1983 – December 8, 1987
|Preceded by||Martha Collins|
|Succeeded by||Brereton Jones|
|Attorney General of Kentucky|
January 7, 1980 – December 13, 1983
|Preceded by||Robert Stephens|
|Succeeded by||David Armstrong|
Steven Lynn Beshear
September 21, 1944
Dawson Springs, Kentucky, U.S.
|Children||2; including Andy|
|Alma mater||University of Kentucky|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Unit||United States Army Reserve|
Steven Lynn "Steve" Beshaer (born September 21, 1944) is an American politician. In 2007, he became the Governor of Kentucky. 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.
His son is Governor-elect Andy Beshear.
References[change | change source]
- Brammer, Jack (2008-04-26). "Beshear to Split Diverse Cabinet; New One Is Energy and Environment". Lexington Herald-Leader.
- Naylor, Brian (February 24, 2017). "Democrats Pick Ex-Kentucky Governor To Respond To Trump Speech To Congress". NPR. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
- Burns, Alexander (February 24, 2017). "Ex-Kentucky Governor to Give Democratic Response to Trump". The New York Times. Retrieved February 24, 2017.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Governor Steve Beshear official Kentucky government site