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also known as John Russell Carnahan

Lawyer , United States Representative from Missouri

Russ Carnahan, United States Representative from Missouri, lawyer. Recipient Lewis & Clark Statesman award, St. Louis Regional Chamber of C., 2002, Legislation award, St. Louis Business Journal, 2002.


Carnahan, Russ was born on July 10, 1958 in Rolla, Missouri, United States.


Student, University Missouri, Rolla, 1976—1977. Student, Richmond College, London, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, University Missouri, Columbia, 1979.

Juris Doctor, University Missouri School Law, Columbia, 1983.


Attorney BJC Healthcare, since 1995. Member Missouri State House of Representatives, 2000—2004, United States Congress from 3rd Missouri district, since 2005. Member transportation & infrastructure committee, foreign affairs committee and science & technical committee United States Congress, vice chairman subcommittee on international organizations, human rights and oversight, senior majority whip.


Member Compton Heights Neighborhood Association, Landmarks Association St. Louis, State History Society Missouri, St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association, Public Policy Committee. Member Friends Tower Grove Park Missouri Botanical Gardens and DeMenil Mansion. Member government relations committee United Way Greater St. Louis.

Chairman Mississippi River Pky. Commission; Member of Bar Association Missouri (Legislation award 2002), Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis.


Married Debra Carnahan. Children: Austin, Andrew.

Debra Carnahan

Austin Carnahan

Andrew Carnahan