Asa Hutchinson

Asa Hutchinson

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Summary

Asa Hutchinson became governor of Arkansas on January 13, 2015.
Hutchinson was raised on a farm near Gravette, Arkansas. He graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law and has spent the majority of his career in the private sector as a small business owner, lawyer and entrepreneur.
At the age of 31, he was appointed by President Ronald Reagan as the United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas – the youngest in the country, at that time. Hutchinson served as a U.S. Congressman from 1996 to 2001, when he was appointed as administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration. In January 2003, he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the first undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Hutchinson and his wife Susan have four children and five grandchildren.

Professional Experience
Governor
State of Arkansas
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Under Secretary for Border and Transportation Security
Department of Homeland Security
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Director
Drug Enforcement Administration
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Representative
U.S. Congress
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chairman
Arkansas State Republican Committee
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United States Attorney
estern District of Arkansas
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city attorney
Bentonville, Ark.
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Education
University of Arkansas School of Law
J.D. (1975)
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Bob Jones University
B.S. (1972)
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Website
Governor's Website
Website
State Website
Contact & Map
State Capitol, Room 250
Little Rock, AR 72201
USA
Telephone: (501) 682-2345
Fax: (501) 682-1382
Washington Office of the Governor, State of Arkansas
400 North Capitol Street – Suite 365
Washington , DC 20001
USA
Telephone: (202) 220-1340
Fax: (202) 220-1344