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|61st Governor of Kentucky|
December 11, 2007 – December 8, 2015
|Preceded by||Ernie Fletcher|
|Succeeded by||Matt Bevin|
|49th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky|
December 13, 1983 – December 8, 1987
|Preceded by||Martha Collins|
|Succeeded by||Brereton Jones|
|Attorney General of Kentucky|
January 7, 1980 – December 13, 1983
|Preceded by||Robert Stephens|
|Succeeded by||David Armstrong|
Steven Lynn Beshear
September 21, 1944
Dawson Springs, Kentucky, U.S.
|Children||2; including Andy|
|Alma mater||University of Kentucky|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Unit||United States Army Reserve|
Steven Lynn "Steve" Beshaer (born September 21, 1944) is an American politician. In 2007, he became the Governor of Kentucky. He left office on December 8, 2015 because of term limits and was succeed by Matt Bevin.
In 1996, he ran for U.S. Senator representing Kentucky, but lost to Mitch McConnell.
His son is Governor Andy Beshear.
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Beshear objected to the Save the Mansion Fund charging a fee to tour the Governor's Mansion
Martha Layne Collins preceded Beshear as lieutenant governor and was governor during Beshear's term in that office.
Mitch McConnell turned back Beshear's challenge for his Senate seat in 1996
Governor Ernie Fletcher failed on his re-election bid against Beshear
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