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William Hewes III's Biography
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William 'Billy' Gardner Hewes III
Wife: Paula; 4 Children: Katie, Sarah, Gardner, Sam
New Iberia, LA
BA, University of Southern Mississippi, 1984
President Pro Tempore, Mississippi State Senate, 2007-present
Candidate, Mississippi State Lieutenant Governor, 2011
Chair, Gulf States Marine Fishers Commission
Chair, International Relations Committee, American Legislative Exchange Council
Mississippi Blues Commission
Charter Member, Mississippi Legislative Sportsman's Caucus
Real Estate Broker, Billy Hewes Real Estate, 1989-present
Owner/Agent, Billy Hewes III Insurance Agency, 1985-present
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Former National Chair, American Legislative Exchange Council
Toll Fellow, Council of State Governments
Delegate American Council of Young Political Leaders
Former President, Gulf Coast Association of Life Underwriters
Gulf Coast Board of Realtors
Board Member, Gulf Coast Boys and Girls Clubs
Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce
Past President, Gulfport Jaycees
Gulfport Rotary Club
Board Member, Lynn Meadows Children's Discovery Center
March of Dimes
National Conference of State Legislators
Member, Saint James Catholic Church
Former President, University of Southern Mississippi Harrison County Alumni Association
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