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Matt Bevin
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62nd Governor of Kentucky
In office
December 8, 2015 – December 10, 2019
Lieutenant Jenean Hampton
Preceded by Steve Beshear
Succeeded by Andy Beshear
Personal details
Born
Matthew Griswold Bevin

January 9, 1967 (1967-01-09) (age 53)
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Glenna Bevin (1996–present)
Children 10
Education Washington and Lee University (BA)
Central Michigan University
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service 1989–1993
Rank Army-USA-OF-02.svg Captain
Unit US 5th Infantry Division.svg 5th Infantry Division

Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin (born January 9, 1967) is an American businessman and politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He became the Governor of Kentucky on December 8, 2015. He left office on December 10, 2019.

Career

Bevin became the President of Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company in 2011.

In Kentucky's 2014 Senate election, Bevin was a Republican candidate and primary challenger to Mitch McConnell. At that time, McConnell was the Senate Minority Leader.

On November 3, 2015, Bevin was elected Governor of Kentucky.

On November 5, 2019, Bevin lost his re-election bid to State Attorney General Andy Beshear by less than 5,000.

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