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politician , restaurateur , Member of the Missouri House of Representatives

Tom Dempsey, American state legislator. Member of St. Charles Drug Abuse Resistance Education, St. Charles Crimestoppers, St. Charles Rotary, St. Peters Chamber of Commerce, St. Charles Chamber of Commerce.

Background

He was born in St. Charles, and received a B.S. degree from Rockhurst University in political science, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon -Kappa Nu chapter.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Rockhurst University, Kansas City.

Career

Dempsey is now a partner at the Gate Way Group, a multi-state government relations firm based in St. Louis. Dempsey is the former general manager of The Columns Banquet and Conference Center in St. Charles, MO. In 2000, Dempsey was first elected to the Missouri House of Representatives, winning reelection in 2002, 2004 and 2006. He is the chairman of the Special Committee on Parliamentary Procedure, and also serves as the chair of both the Ethics and Rules committees.

Dempsey was elected to the Senate in a 2007 special election previously serving as Majority Floor Leader in the Missouri House of Representatives. In January of 2012, Dempsey was elected as President Pro Tem of the Missouri Senate. In 2012, Dempsey was elected as President Pro Tempore of the Missouri Senate.

Dempsey resigned from his Senate seat in August 2015. He is now a partner at the Gate Way Group, a St. Louis based lobbying firm.

Religion

He is a member of the St. Cletus Catholic Church, the St. Charles and St. Peters Chambers of Commerce, and the St. Charles Rotary Club.

Membership

Member of St. Charles Drug Abuse Resistance Education, St. Charles Crimestoppers, St. Charles Rotary, St. Peters Chamber of Commerce, St. Charles Chamber of Commerce.

Connections

Married Mollyanne Dempsey. Children: Meaghan, Abby, Jack.

spouse:
Mollyanne Dempsey

children:
Meaghan Dempsey

Abby Dempsey

Jack Dempsey