Governor conway died on february 28, 1892, and is buried at the mount holly cemetery, little rock, arkansas sources: donovan, timothy p, and willard b gatewood, jr, the governors of arkansas, essays in political biography, fayetteville the university of arkansas press, 1981 sobel, robert, and john raimo, eds. Jeff davis (1862-1913) was, in turn, arkansas attorney general, governor, and united states senator during his political career from 1898 to 1913 born in biographical essays, genealogy notes, biographical inquiry correspondence, manuscript poetry, and miscellaneous writings pertaining to the social history of the. Enters politics 1974 -- clinton loses an arkansas congressional race to incumbent republican rep john paul hammerschmidt oct 11, 1975 -- marries hillary rodham in fayetteville, ark 1976 -- elected attorney general of arkansas nov 7, 1978 -- elected governor of arkansas, defeating republican. The governors of arkansas: essays in political biography 2d ed fayetteville: university of arkansas press, 1995 lisenby, foy charles hillman brough: a biography fayetteville: university of arkansas press, 1996 moneyhon, carl arkansas and the new south, 1874–1929 fayetteville: university of arkansas press. Bill clinton biography hope, arkansas american president and governor bill clinton won the 1992 democratic presidential nomination and defeated george bush to become the forty-second as a former president, clinton continues to work for a variety of issues that became important to him during his political career.
Governor asa hutchinson asa hutchinson was sworn in as the 46th governor of arkansas in january 2015, and immediately set in motion his plan to bring more jobs and economic growth to his native state governor hutchinson kept a major campaign promise by working to pass the biggest income tax rate cut in state. Bill clinton (1946-), the 42nd us president, served in office from 1993 to 2001 prior to that, the arkansas native and democrat was governor of his home state during clinton's time in the white house, america enjoyed an era of peace and prosperity, marked by low unemployment, declining crime rates and a budget. Sobel, robert, and john raimo, eds biographical directory of the governors of the united states, 1789-1978, vol 1, westport, conn meckler books, 1978 4 vols donovan, timothy p, and willard b gatewood, jr, the governors of arkansas, essays in political biography, fayetteville the university of arkansas press,.
Powell clayton was an american politician and diplomat who served as a united states senator from arkansas from 1871 to 1877 and united states ambassador to mexico from 1899 to 1905 he previously served as the 9th governor of arkansas from 1868 to 1871 a member of the republican party, ideologically clayton. Bill clinton was born william jefferson blythe iii on august 19, 1946, in the small town of hope, arkansas he was named after his father, william by the fall of 1991, governor clinton believed that the country needed someone with a new vision and plan, and he decided to run for president he also felt that he had the. However, hampered by his youth and political inexperience, he made several blunders as governor clinton mishandled the riots by cuban refugees interned at fort chaffee and instituted a highly unpopular fee hike on auto licenses at the time, arkansas governors served only two-year terms, and at the.
Former gov orval e faubus of arkansas, whose defiance of a federal desegregation order in 1957 led to a school crisis in little rock and set the tone for many historians of racial relations and the south say mr faubus stands for something else: the way southern politicians, either through cowardice or. Bill clinton was born william jefferson blythe iii on august 19, 1946, in hope, arkansas his father, an automobile-parts when bill returned to arkansas, politics became a pursuit from which he never wavered after high school, clinton in 1978 clinton decided to run for governor of arkansas he won the election against. Isaac murphy, arkansas's eighth governor, was born near pittsburgh, pennsylvania, on october 16, 1802 he attended washington college, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1825 murphy taught school and practiced law in clarksville, tennessee he migrated to arkansas in 1834, and entered politics, serving.
Orval eugene faubus (7 january 1910 - 14 december 1994) was a six-term democratic governor of arkansas famous for his stand against integration of little rock sam faubus was considered a leader of the movement in madison, county but the us entry into world war i brought suspicion down on opposition political. Arkansas s new anti gay law forgets history arkansas reporter arkansas politics and government by diane d blair and jay barth arkansas times the governors of arkansas essays in political biography timothy houston chronicle picture of bill clinton as governor of arkansas file photo of asa hutchinson from by.