Jim Guy Tucker

43rd Governor of Arkansas

James Guy Tucker Jr. (born June 13, 1943) is an American lawyer and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was the 43rd Governor of Arkansas from 1992 to 1996 and a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1977 to 1979.

Jim Guy Tucker
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43rd Governor of Arkansas
In office
December 12, 1992 – July 15, 1996
LieutenantVacant (1992–93)
Mike Huckabee (1993–96)
Preceded byBill Clinton
Succeeded byMike Huckabee
15th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas
In office
January 15, 1991 – December 12, 1992
GovernorBill Clinton
Preceded byWinston Bryant
Succeeded byMike Huckabee
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1979
Preceded byWilbur Mills
Succeeded byEd Bethune
49th Arkansas Attorney General
In office
January 9, 1973 – January 3, 1977
GovernorDale Bumpers
David Pryor
Preceded byRay Thornton
Succeeded byBill Clinton
Member of the Arkansas Criminal Code Revision Commission
In office
1973–1975
Prosecuting Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District of Arkansas
In office
1971–1972
Personal details
Born
James Guy Tucker Jr.

(1943-06-13) June 13, 1943 (age 79)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Betty Allen Tucker (m. 1975)
ResidenceLittle Rock, Arkansas
EducationHarvard University (AB)
University of Arkansas (JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps Reserve
Years of service1964 (Medically Discharged)

Tucker resigned the governorship after his conviction for fraud during the Whitewater affair.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Arkansas Governor Resigns After Furor". New York Times. July 16, 1996.