|Kim Hixson (Thomas Kim Hixson)
|Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly
from the 43rd district
|Preceded by||Debi Towns|
|Succeeded by||Evan Wynn|
July 26, 1957 |
|Alma mater||Chattanooga State Technical Community College,
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga,
Southern Illinois University
Kim Hixson (born July 26, 1957) was a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 43rd Assembly District 2007-2011. He chaired the Colleges and Universities Committee and was a member of the Education, Financial Institutions, Work Force Development, and Consumer Protection committees. He previously served as a member of the Committees on Aging and Long Term Care, and Rural Economic Development.
Hixson received an A.A. in Broadcasting at Chattanooga State Technical Community College, a B.A. in Advertising and English and a M.A. in Professional Writing from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and a Ph.D. in Journalism from Southern Illinois University.
He is married, with a son and two daughters. Prior to his election to the Assembly, he was a professor of Advertising at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He also served on the City of Whitewater Common Council and served as Council President.
In 2010, he lost his re-election bid to republican nominee Evan Wynn.
Hixson returned to the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater after his legislative service. He served as chairperson of the Communication Department before relocating to Utah State University to serve as Department Head of Journalism and Communication in July 2016.
He has appeared in several motion pictures, most recently Public Enemies and Mr. 3000.
- "Wisconsin Blue Book 2007-2008," Biographical Sketch of Kim Hixson, pg. 49
- University of Wisconsin–Waterwater faculty
- Lawmaker gets a taste of Hollywood
- Follow the Money - Kim Hixson
- Campaign 2008 campaign contributions at Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
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