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also known as Michael Dale Huckabee

Governor of Arkansas , political commentator

Mike Huckabee, American political commentator, former Governor of Arkansas. Ordained Southern Baptist minister. Candidate Republican Presidential Nomination, 2007—2008; Member of National Governor Association (chairman 2005-2006), Southern International Trade Council, Southern Technology Council.

Background

Huckabee, Mike was born on August 24, 1955 in Hope, Arkansas, United States. Son of Dorsey Willis and Mae (Elder) Huckabee.

Education

Bachelor in Religion, Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1976. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ouachita Baptist University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1992. Attended, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth.

HHD (honorary), John Brown University, 1991.

Career

Pastor Walnut St. Baptist Church, Arkadelphia, 1974-1975, Immanuel Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1980-1985, Beech St. 1st Baptist Church, Texarkana, 1986—1996. President KBSC-television, 1987—1992, Cambridge Communications, Texarkana, 1992—1996. Lieutenant governor State of Arkansas, Little Rock, 1993-1996, governor, 1996—2007.

Political commentator Fox News Channel, since 2008, host, Huckabee, since 2008. President Arkansas Baptist Convention, 1989—1991. Founder, past president American Christian television Systems, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

State chairman Delta Regional Authority. Member, past chairman Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.

Achievements

  • Ordained Southern Baptist minister.

Religion

Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

Politics

Every Christian should seek to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

Membership

Candidate Republican Presidential Nomination, 2007—2008. Member of National Governor Association (chairman 2005-2006), Southern International Trade Council, Southern Technology Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, reading, playing bass guitar in his band, Capitol Offense.

Connections

Married Janet McCain, May 25, 1974. Children: John Mark, David, Sarah.

father:
Dorsey Willis Huckabee

mother:
Mae (Elder) Huckabee

spouse:
Janet McCain

children:
John Mark Huckabee

David Huckabee

Sarah Huckabee