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Name: E. Leigh Hood

Date of Birth: February 17, 1955

Place of Birth: Wichita, Kansas

Date of Taking Office: January 8, 2001

Re-elected: 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016

City of Residence: Bucklin, Kansas

Family:Married to Lisa (Fisher), Senior Vice-President, Telecom Group Operations at FairPoint Communications; two children (Megan and Morgan)


B.S. Liberal Arts, Wichita State University 1977
J.D. Washburn University School of Law 1982

Career History:

Assistant Ford County Attorney, 1982-1989
Ford County Attorney 1989-2001

Civic and Professional Activities:

Member - Kansas Bar Association
Member - Ford Gray Counties Bar Association
Chairperson 16th Judicial District Juvenile Services Advisory Board
Past Board Member - Crises Center of Dodge City
Past Member - Kansas County and District Attorney's Association
Past Member - National District Attorney's Association