Party affiliation: Democrat
Law clerk Judge Paul J. Simon, Missouri Court Appeals, 1981. Private practice Guilfoil, Petzall & Shoemake, partner. Alderman City of St. Louis from District 23, Missouri, 1985—1995.
President City of St. Louis Board of Alderman, 1995—2001. Mayor City of St. Louis, since 2001.
Born March 15, 1955