Mark Pryor

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Mark Lunsford Pryor

In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Tim Hutchinson
Succeeded by Tom Cotton

Arkansas Attorney General
In office
January 12, 1999 – January 3, 2003
Governor Mike Huckabee
Preceded by Winston Bryant
Succeeded by Mike Beebe

Member of the
Arkansas House of Representatives
In office
January 1991 – January 1995

Born January 10, 1963
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Jill Pryor (divorced)
Joi Pryor
Relations David Pryor (father)
Children Two children
Alma mater University of Arkansas (BA and JD)

Mark Lunsford Pryor (born January 10, 1963) is a Democratic former United States Senator from Arkansas, with service from 2003 to 2015. He was defeated in his bid for a third term in 2014 by the Republican Tom Cotton.

His father, David Pryor, held this same Senate seat from 1979 to 1999. David Pryor was also an earlier governor of Arkansas from 1975 to 1979, when he entered the Senate and was succeeded as governor by Bill Clinton.

From 1991 to 1995, Mark Pryor was a state representative, another post his father had once filled; From 1999 to 2003, he was his state's attorney general.

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