Ernie Fletcher

American physician and politician (born 1952)

Ernest Lee Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) is an American physician and politician.

Ernie Fletcher
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60th Governor of Kentucky
In office
December 9, 2003 – December 11, 2007
LieutenantSteve Pence
Preceded byPaul Patton
Succeeded bySteve Beshear
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1999 – December 8, 2003
Preceded byScotty Baesler
Succeeded byBen Chandler
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 78th district
In office
1995–1997
Preceded byLeslie Trapp
Succeeded byTom McKee
Personal details
Born
Ernest Lee Fletcher

(1952-11-12) November 12, 1952 (age 70)
Mount Sterling, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Glenna Foster
Alma materUniversity of Kentucky (BS, MD)
AwardsAir Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Signature
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceSeal of the United States Department of the Air Force.svg U.S. Air Force
Years of service1974–1980
RankUS-O3 insignia.svg Captain

In 1998, he was elected to the first of three terms in the United States House of Representatives. He resigned in 2003 after being elected the 60th Governor of Kentucky and served until 2007. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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