- Name: Ernie Fletcher
- Born: 11/12/1952 (68 years old)
Ernest Lee Fletcher (born November 12, 1952) is an American physician and politician. In 1998, he was elected to the first of three consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives; he resigned in 2003 after being elected the 60th governor of Kentucky and served until 2007. Prior to his entry into politics, Fletcher was a family practice physician and a Baptist lay minister. He is the second physician to be elected Governor of Kentucky; the first was Luke P. Blackburn in 1879. He is a member of the Republican Party.
Awards: Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
School: University of Kentucky (BS, MD)
Alias: Ernest Lee Fletcher
Birth Place: Mount Sterling, Kentucky, U.S.
Ernie Fletcher quotes :
Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.Ernie Fletcher