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Governor , lawyer

Mel Carnahan, American Governor, lawyer. Named Outstanding Democrat Missouri House of Representatives, 1965, St. Louis Globe, 1965. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1956. Member Missouri Bar Association, Order of Coif, Kiwanis (president Rolla chapter), Masons, Shriners.

Background

Carnahan, Mel was born on February 11, 1934 in Birch Tree, Missouri, United States. Son of A.S.J. and Mary Kathel (Schupp) Carnahan.

Education

Bachelor, George Washington University, 1954. Juris Doctor, University Missouri-Columbia, 1959.

Career

Lieutenant governor, State of Missouri, 1988-1993;governor, State of Missouri, since 1993. Majority floor leader Missouri House of Representatives, Jefferson City, 1965-1966. State treasurer State of Missouri, 1980-1984.

Religion

All who truly seek God are both competent and called to develop in that relationship and share it with others.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

Baptist Churches should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

Membership

First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1954-1956. Member Missouri Bar Association, Order of Coif, Kiwanis (president Rolla chapter), Masons, Shriners.

Connections

Married Jean Anne Carpenter, June 12, 1954. Children: Roger, John Russell, Robin, Thomas.

father:
A.S.J. Carnahan

mother:
Mary Kathel (Schupp) Carnahan

spouse:
Jean Anne Carpenter

child:
Roger Carnahan

child:
John Russell Carnahan

child:
Robin Carnahan

child:
Thomas Carnahan