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Encyclopedia > Mike Hayden
John Michael ("Mike") Hayden

In office
January 1987 – January 1991
Lieutenant(s) Jack D. Walker
Preceded by John W. Carlin
Succeeded by Joan Finney

Born March 16, 1944
Atwood, Kansas
Political party Republican
Religion Methodist

John Michael ("Mike") Hayden, (born March 16, 1944) is an American politician, former governor of Kansas, and current Secretary of the Kansas Wildlife and Parks Department. Born in Colby, Kansas and raised in the small town of Atwood, Kansas, Governor Hayden received degrees from both Kansas State University, in wildlife conservation, 1966, and Fort Hays State University in biology in 1974. He served over a little over a year in Vietnam and was awarded a Bronze Star, a Soldier's Medal, and an Army Commendation Medal for his service. The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... January is the first month of the year and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January is the first month of the year and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... John W. Carlin, an American Democratic Party politician (born March 5, 1940 in Salina, Kansas), served as Governor of Kansas from 1979 to 1987 and ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994. ... Joan Finney (February 12, 1925-July 28, 2001), Democratic Party U.S. politician, served as Governor of Kansas from 1991 to 1995. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Atwood is a city located in Rawlins County, Kansas. ... The Republican Party is a one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ... The Methodist movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Advertised as The Oasis on the Plains, Colby is the county seat6 and largest city in Thomas County, Kansas, with a total population of 5,450 as of the 2000 census. ... Atwood is a city located in Rawlins County, Kansas. ... Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is a public, co-educational university located in Hays, Kansas. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Bronze Star Medal is a United States Armed Forces individual military decoration and is the fourth highest award for bravery, heroism or meritorious service. ... My Lai Massacre (1968). ... The Commendation Medal is a mid-level United States military award which is presented for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. ...


In 1972 Hayden began serving in the Kansas House of Representatives. From 1978 to 1982, he served as chairman of the house ways and means committee, Kansas House of Representatives. He was elected Speaker of the House in 1983, a position he would serve in for five years. Hayden was elected governor of Kansas in 1986 over Democrat Tom Docking. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Kansas House of Representatives chamber in the State Capitol. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ...


The same year he was chosen as chair of the Republican Governors Association. Hayden's term saw tax cuts and programs to combat substance abuse. Unfortunately for the governor, a split in the Kansas Republican Party between moderates and conservatives considerably reduced other accomplishments. Hayden himself was perceived as a moderate; on abortion, for instance, he took a pro-choice position. Because of the legislative gridlock, Hayden was not able to reinstate the death penalty. Because of the Republican split Democratic State Treasurer Joan Finney was elected governor over Hayden in 1990, giving Hayden the distinction of being the first incumbent governor of any state to lose to a woman. The Republican Governors Association is an association for governors in the United States who belong to the United States Republican Party. ... The Republican Party is a one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Democratic Party. ... Pro-choice describes the political and ethical view that a woman should have total control over her fertility and pregnancy. ... Joan Finney (February 12, 1925-July 28, 2001), Democratic Party U.S. politician, served as Governor of Kansas from 1991 to 1995. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...


On April 18, 1991, former President George H.W. Bush named Hayden to be the Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Fish and Wildlife at the Department of the Interior.[1] April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born... The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is a Cabinet department of the United States government that manages and conserves most federally-owned land. ...


From 1993 to 2001, Hayden served as President and CEO of the American Sportfishing Association, an Alexandria, Virginia non-profit trade organization that promotes the conservation of fishery resources and environmental measures that improve the aquatic environment. Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia Founded 1718 Mayor William D. Euille Area    - City 39. ...


In 2002, with the election of Democrat Kathleen Sebelius, the governor-elect needed to gain support from the mostly Republican State Legislature. She appointed several Republicans to her cabinet, including Hayden as secretary of Wildlife and Parks. Hayden is a well-known lover of the outdoors. He has a three decade history of environmental protection and other issues relating to nature. He has said his current position as secretary of Wildlife and Parks is the only job he was really ever prepared for. Hayden was one of five former governors interviewed for the documentary "The Kansas Governor". For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Kathleen Gilligan Sebelius (born May 15, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American Democratic politician who currently serves as the 44th Governor of Kansas. ...


Hayden has written on the population decline in the Great Plains.[2] The Great Plains covers much of the central United States, portions of Canada and Mexico. ...


Notes

  1. ^ George H.W. Bush Libarary, College Station, Texas
  2. ^ Outmigration and the Changing Economy of the Great Plains, Kansas Policy Review, University of Kansas, Vol. 28, No. 1 Spring 2006

Sources

  • Governor's Mansion Biography
  • National Governor's Association Biography
  • Kansas Governor's Page
Preceded by
John W. Carlin
Governor of Kansas
1988-1991
Succeeded by
Joan Finney

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Mike Hayden: Actually, the nutrient loading which leads to hypoxia is hardly associated with fruit and vegetable farming or livestock and poultry farming.
Mike Hayden: It is the desire of the members and the staff of the PEW Oceans Commission to bring our report to public policy decision makers at the very highest level.
Mike Hayden: The Dead Zone is a seasonal phenomenon caused by the annual influx of nutrients from fertilizer runoff and high water temperatures during the summer months.
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