Republican governor of Kentucky. He has served his country as a pilot in the United States Air Force, and has been a Baptist minister. He has a degree in Engineering, and is also a doctor, and has practiced as a family physician for 12 years. His position as an upstanding citizen of the United States has led to his political progression through state representative, to the United States House of Representatives, and on to his former position as governor of Kentucky. He unsuccessfully sought re-election in 2007 following corruption charges. He is married with two children and four grandchildren.