Mel Carnahan

Mel Carnahan DEMDemocrat

Governor of Missouri (1934-2000)

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Mel CarnahanDEMDemocrat Governor of Missouri (1934-2000)
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Age at Death1934-2000
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Years of Experience
MOResidence (state)

Melvin Eugene Carnahan (February 11, 1934 – October 16, 2000) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 51st Governor of Missouri from 1993 until his death in a plane crash in 2000. A Democrat, he was elected posthumously to the U.S. Senate; his widow, Jean, served in his stead for two years until a special election.

Education5 - 5 of 3
George Washington University
Anacostia High School
University of Missouri
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Missouri Lieutenant Governor
1988 - 1992
Missouri State Treasurer
1980 - 1984
Missouri State Legislature
1962 - 1966
Judge
Rolla Municipal Court, Rolla, MO
1961 - 1962
United States Air Force
1954 - 1956
Other Experience1 - 1 of 1
Rolla School Board
1976 - 1980