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United States representative , politician

Carroll Hubbard,, American former congressman. Bar: Kentucky 1962. Named 1 of 3 Outstanding Men of Kentucky, Kentucky Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1968; Outstanding Young Democratic Legislator, Kentucky Young Democrats, 1972. Deacon, moderator 1st Baptist Church, Mayfield. Served with Kentucky Air National Guard, 1962-1967, Kentucky National Guard, 1968-1970.

Background

Hubbard grew up in Murray, Kentucky, graduated from Georgetown College in 1959 and from the University of Louisville law school in 1962.

Education

Bachelor, Georgetown College, 1959. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 1962.

Career

A Democrat, he represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1993. In 1967, he was elected to serve in the Kentucky Senate. Hubbard served in Congress for 18 years, but lost his 1992 re-election bid in the Democratic primary to Thomas Barlow after becoming one of a number of Representatives embroiled in the "Rubbergate" House banking scandal.

During his time in Congress, he mounted an unsuccessful primary challenge for Governor in 1979. After he pled guilty to violations of federal campaign finance laws, Hubbard served two years in prison from 1995 to 1997. In 2006 and 2008, Hubbard was unsuccessful in attempts to seek re-election to the Kentucky Senate.

He lost by only 58 votes in the 2006 race.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kentucky 1962.

Membership

Deacon, moderator 1st Baptist Church, Mayfield. Served with Kentucky Air National Guard, 1962-1967, Kentucky National Guard, 1968-1970.

Connections

Married Carol Brown, February 12, 1984. Children: Kelly Lynn, Krista Leigh.

father:
Carroll Hubbard,

mother:
Beth (Shelton) Hubbard,

spouse:
Carol Brown

children:
Kelly Lynn Hubbard,

Krista Leigh Hubbard,