Paul E. Patton Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, University Kentucky, 1959.
Deputy secretary transportation State of Kentucky, 1979. Judge-executive Pike County, 1981. Lieutenant governor, secretary economic development, president senate State of Kentucky, Frankfort, 1991-1995, governor, 1995—2003.
Served on Kentucky Crime Commission, Kentucky Tourism Commission, Task Force for Workplace Literacy. Former member Prichard Committee for Academy Excellence. Chairman Economic Development and Commerce Committee.
Co-chair Task Force on Transportation, National Gov's. Association; chairman Education Commission of the States. Former chairman Southern Regional Education Board, Southern Growth Policies Board.
Former executive committee member Southern Gov's. Association; former chairman Southern Technology Council. Member Appalachian Regional Commission, Southern States Energy Board.
Member board overseers Bellarmine College, board trustees Pikeville College. Chairman Kentucky Democrats, 1981-1983. Delegate Democratic National Convention.
Served numerous terms Pike County Democratic Executive Committee.
Married Judi Patton; 4 children.