Who Is Josh Hawley's Wife? New Details On Erin Morrow Hawley

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She's a law professor.

The 2018 midterm elections caused some upset across the country, especially for Democrats when Claire McCaskill lost her seat to incumbent U.S. Senator Josh Hawley. Previously serving as the Attorney General of Missouri, Hawley will take office in January 2019.

A conservative, he’s a major supporter of the president, and is against sensible gun control, voted to repeal and replace the ACA, opposes abortion and same-sex marriage, and even said that human trafficking is a direct result of the women’s sexual revolution in the 60s. Yes, really.

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His victory is obviously a great win for Republicans, but what about his personal life? How has his campaign affected them? What about his spouse? Just who is Josh Hawley’s wife? Here are 5 things to know about Erin Morrow Hawley.

1. She has dual degrees.

Erin received her bachelor’s from Texas A&M University and went on to get her law degree from Yale Law School. She served on the Yale Law Journal during her time at the university.

2. She’s a law professor.

She’s currently an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri, teaching constitutional litigation, federal income tax, tax policy, and agricultural law. She also has plenty of writings published on the Independent Women’s Forum.

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3. Her parents were ranchers.

Her parents, who reside in New Mexico, are fifth-generation ranchers. During Hawley’s campaign, this made talking with farmers and ranchers much easier for her.

4. They have two kids.

The couple are parents to two young sons, Elijah and Blaise. Shortly before the midterm elections, they celebrated Elijah’s sixth birthday.

5. She has plenty of legal experience.

Before becoming a law professor, Hawley clerked for Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court. She also clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III from the U.S. Court of Appeals. In addition, she also served as counsel to Attorney General Michael Mukasey in the Department of Justice.

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