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Josh Hawley biography: 13 things about Missouri lawyer, politician

Joshua David Hawley is a white man from Missouri, United States. He is a lawyer and a politician.

Hawley is a father of three. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born to Ronald Hawley and Virginia Hawley in Springdale, Arkansas, USA in 1979. Soon after his birth, his family moved to Lexington, Missouri.
  2. He is a Republican.
  3. He was raised Methodist but now identifies as Evangelical.
  4. He attended Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
  5. In 2002, he earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Stanford University in Stanford, California, USA.
  6. In 2006, he received his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, USA.
  7. From 2008 to 2011, he worked as an appellate litigator at Hogan & Hartson, now known as Hogan Lovells, in Washington, D.C., USA.
  8. In 2010, he married Erin Morrow, an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri. They moved to Columbia, Missouri in 2011.
  9. From 2011 to 2015, he worked for The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty at its offices in Washington, D.C. He was  an associate professor at the University of Missouri Law School in 2011 and a faculty member of the Blackstone Legal Fellowship in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA in 2013. He was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court bar in 2015.
  10. In 2012, his wife gave birth to their son Elijah Morrow Hawley.
  11. On December 31, 2015, his wife gave birth to their son Blaise Morrow Hawley.
  12. From January 9, 2017 to January 3, 2019, he served as the 42nd attorney general of Missouri. On January 3, 2019, he assumed office as a U.S. senator from Missouri, making him the youngest U.S. senator.
  13. In November 2020, his wife gave birth to their daughter Abigail Morrow Hawley.

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