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also known as Jeremiah Wilson Nixon

Governor of Missouri

Jay Nixon, American Governor of Missouri. Named Outstanding Young Lawyer, Barrister's Magazine, 1993, Outstanding Young Missourian, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1994; recipient Conservation Federation Missouri award, 1992. Member of Missouri Association Trial Attorneys, Midwest Association Attorneys General, National Association Attorneys General.

Background

Nixon, Jay was born on February 13, 1956 in DeSoto, Missouri, United States. Son of Jeremiah and Betty (Lea) Nixon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Political Science, University Missouri, 1978. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1981.

Career

Partner Nixon, Nixon, Breeze & Roberts, Jefferson County, Missouri, 1981—1986. Member from District 22 Missouri State Senate, 1986—1993. Attorney general State of Missouri, 1993—2009, governor, since 2009.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

Membership

Member of Missouri Association Trial Attorneys, Midwest Association Attorneys General, National Association Attorneys General.

Connections

Married Georganne Nixon. Children: Jeremiah, Will.

father:
Jeremiah Nixon

spouse:
Georganne Nixon

children:
Jeremiah Nixon

Will Nixon