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Jim Guy Tucker

Personal data
Date of birthJune 13, 1943(age 73)
Place of birthOklahoma City, Oklahoma
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseBetty Tucker
ResidenceLittle Rock, Arkansas
ProfessionAttorney
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps Reserve
Years of service1964-1967
Battles/warsVietnam War
43rd Governor of Arkansas
In officeDecember 12, 1992 - July 15, 1996
LieutenantMike Huckabee (1993 - 1996)
Succeeded byMike Huckabee
Preceded byBill Clinton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arkansas's 2nd district
In officeJanuary 3, 1977 - January 3, 1979
Succeeded byEd Bethune
Preceded byWilbur Mills
Arkansas Attorney General
In officeJanuary 3, 1973 - January 3, 1977
Succeeded byBill Clinton
Preceded byRay Thornton

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James "Jim" Guy Tucker, Jr. (born June 13, 1943) is an Arkansas political figure. He served as the 43rd Governor of Arkansas, the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas, Arkansas Attorney General, and U.S. Representative. Tucker has been married to the former Betty Allen since 1975.

Tucker resigned the governorship and was replaced by Mike Huckabee on July 16, 1996, after his conviction for fraud during the Whitewater affair, although the conviction was not directly related to the investigation of Bill and Hillary Clinton's real estate and related business dealings.


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