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Matt Bevin
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Governor of Kentucky
Assumed office
December 8, 2015
Lieutenant Jenean Hampton
Preceded by Steve Beshear
Personal details
Born
Matthew Griswold Bevin

January 9, 1967 (1967-01-09) (age 52)
Denver, Colorado,
U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Glenna Bevin
Children 9
Alma mater Washington and Lee University
Website Campaign website
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1989–1993
Rank US Army O3 shoulderboard rotated.svg Captain
Unit 5th Mechanized Infantry Division Artillery

Matthew Griswold "Matt" Bevin (born January 9, 1967) is an American businessman. He is the Governor of Kentucky, serving since December 8, 2015. He has served as the President of Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company since 2011. Bevin was a Republican candidate and primary challenger to then Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky's 2014 Senate election.

On November 3, 2015, Bevin was elected Governor of Kentucky in the state's election for governor.

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