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BAESLER, Henry Scott (Scotty)

BAESLER, Henry Scott (Scotty)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1941–

Biography

BAESLER, Henry Scott (Scotty), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Lexington, Ky., July 9, 1941; B.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1963; J.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1966; United States Army reserve, 1966-1972; admitted to the bar in 1966 and commenced the practice of law; administrator, Fayette County, Ky. legal aid, 1967-1973; vice mayor of Fayette County, Ky., 1974-1977; Fayette County, Ky. district judge, 1979-1981; unsuccessful candidate in 1991 for nomination for Governor of Kentucky; Mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1982-1993; chairman, Kentucky economic planning commission, 1987; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress but was an unsuccessful candidate in 1998 for election to the United States Senate.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Kentucky
Special Collections and Archives, Wendell A. Ford Research Center and Public Policy Archives

Lexington, KY
Papers: n.d., approximately 42 cubic feet. The collection includes congressional materials, photographs, and audio-visual film and video tapes documenting Scotty Baesler's career. Access to the collection is restricted during Scotty Baesler's lifetime.
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