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Tim Hutchinson
Timothy Hutchinson, official Senate photo portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from Arkansas
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by David Pryor
Succeeded by Mark Pryor
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1997
Preceded by John Paul Hammerschmidt
Succeeded by Asa Hutchinson
Personal details
Born August 11, 1949 (1949-08-11) (age 71)
Bentonville, Arkansas
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) (1) Donna Hutchinson (divorced)
(2) Randi Fredholm
Relations Brother Asa Hutchinson

Son Jeremy Hutchinson
Son Timothy Chad Hutchinson
Son Joshua Luke Hutchinson
Brother-in-law Kim Hendren

Nephew Jim Hendren
Alma mater Bob Jones University
University of Arkansas
Occupation Clergyman; lobbyist

Tim Hutchinson (born August 11, 1949) is a Republican former United States Senator from the state of Arkansas. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 1997. He served one term as a senator, from 1997 to 2003. He lost his bid for reelection in 2002.

Hutchinson was born on August 11, 1949 in Bentonville, Arkansas. He was one of six children born to John Malcolm Hutchinson Sr. and Coral Hutchinson. His uncle Asa Hutchinson is Governor of Arkansas. They are descendants of slave owners who migrated from South Carolina to Arkansas in 1858.

Hutchinson studied at studied at Bob Jones University and at University of Arkansas. In 1970 he married Donna Jean King. Together they had three children. Hutchinson was divorced from his wife after rumors he had an affair. In 2000, he secondly married a member of his staff, Randi Fredholm. Hutchinson is an ordained minister in the Baptist church.

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