Scott McCallum

Wisconsin businessman and politician

James Scott McCallum (born May 2, 1950) is an American businessman and former politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was the 43rd Governor of Wisconsin between 2001 until 2003. He became governor after Tommy Thompson resigned in 2001 to accept appointment as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. McCallum was Thompson's Lieutenant Governor, a role he served from 1987 until 2001.[1][2] He lost his re-election bid in 2002 to Jim Doyle.

Scott McCallum
Governor Scott McCallum 2001.jpg
43rd Governor of Wisconsin
In office
February 1, 2001 – January 6, 2003
LieutenantMargaret Farrow
Preceded byTommy Thompson
Succeeded byJim Doyle
41st Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
In office
January 5, 1987 – February 1, 2001
GovernorTommy Thompson
Preceded byJames Flynn
Succeeded byMargaret Farrow
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
from the 18th district
In office
January 6, 1977 – January 5, 1987
Preceded byWalter G. Hollander
Succeeded byCarol Roessler
Personal details
Born
James Scott McCallum

(1950-05-02) May 2, 1950 (age 72)
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Laurie McCallum
Children3
ProfessionBusinessman

ReferencesEdit

  1. [1] Archived January 3, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Scott McCallum". Nndb.com. Retrieved 2015-08-16.