Jerry Bookout

Jerry Bookout DEMDemocrat

American politician (1933-2006)

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Jerry BookoutDEMDemocrat American politician (1933-2006)
Age at Death1933-2006
Years of Experience
ARResidence (state)

Jerry Bookout (November 2, 1933 – February 22, 2006) was an American politician and funeral director. Born in Rector, Arkansas, Bookout went to the Rector public schools. In 1955, Bookout graduated with a bachelor's degree in history and political science, from Arkansas State University. From 1955 to 1957, Bookout served in the United States Army and then Arkansas National Guard. Bookout served as a funeral director in Jonesboro, Arkansas. From 1966 to 1972, Bookout served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from the 11th District and was a Democrat. Then, from 1973 to 1995 and from 2003 until his death, Bookout served in the Arkansas State Senate. Bookout died from cancer in Jonesboro, Arkansas. His son Paul Bookout also served in the Arkansas General Assembly.

Education3 - 3 of 1
Arkansas State University
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Arkansas State House of Representatives
1967 - 1973
Funeral Director