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Ernie Fletcher
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60th Governor of Kentucky
In office
December 9, 2003 – December 11, 2007
Lieutenant Steve Pence
Preceded by Paul Patton
Succeeded by Steve Beshear
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1999 – December 8, 2003
Preceded by Scotty Baesler
Succeeded by Ben Chandler
Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives
from the 78th district
In office
1995–1997
Preceded by Leslie Trapp
Succeeded by Tom McKee
Personal details
Born
Ernest Lee Fletcher

November 12, 1952 (1952-11-12) (age 68)
Mount Sterling, Kentucky, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Glenna Foster
Alma mater University of Kentucky (BS, MD)
Awards Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Seal of the US Air Force.svg U.S. Air Force
Years of service 1974–1980
Rank US-O3 insignia.svg Captain

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

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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