Henry Scott (Scotty) BAESLER, Congress, KY (1941)


BAESLER, Henry Scott (Scotty), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Lexington, Ky., July 9, 1941; B.S., University of Kentucky, 1963; J.D., University of Kentucky School of Law, 1966; admitted to the bar in 1966 and commenced the practice of law; administrator, Fayette County legal aid, 1967-1973; vice mayor of Fayette County, 1974-1977; Fayette County district judge, 1979-1981; unsuccessful candidate in 1991 for nomination for Governor of Kentucky; mayor of Lexington, 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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present