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Gregory D. Stumbo

Gregory D. Stumbo, American state legislator, former state attorney general. Recipient Distinguished Service award Kentucky Circuit Judges Association, 1980, Certified of Appreciation, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1982, Distinguished Alumni award, University Louisville, 1985.

Background

  • Stumbo, Gregory D. was born on August 14, 1951 in Huntington, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harold James and Pluma Jean (Martin) Stumbo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in General Science, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1973. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 1975.

    Career

    • Assistant county attorney Floyd County, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, 1977. Trial commissioner to district court Administrative Office of Courts, State Kentucky, 1978. Member Kentucky House of Representatives, Frankfort, 1980—2004, majority floor leader, 1985—2003, member District 95, since 2008, speaker of house.

      Attorney general State of Kentucky, 2004—2007. Board directors First Guaranty National Bank, Martin, Kentucky.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Christ died on the cross to give humans the promise of everlasting life, but this requires that each individual accepts Christ into his life and asks for forgiveness.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.

    Membership

    Member Governor's Task Force on Coal Transportation, Frankfort, 1983, Kentucky Lottery Commission, Frankfort, 1988, Kentucky Task Force on Education Reform, since 1989. Member American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Hunting, fishing, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Karen Henderson, August 18, 1973. Children: Brooks, Elizabeth Morgan, Kassidy Ream.
    • father: Harold James Stumbo
    • mother: Pluma Jean (Martin) Stumbo
    • spouse: Mary Karen Henderson
    • children: Brooks Stumbo
    • Elizabeth Morgan Stumbo
    • Kassidy Ream Stumbo
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    Born August 14, 1951
    (age 66)
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