Jean Carnahan

Jean Carnahan DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Jean CarnahanDEMDemocrat American politician
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MOResidence (state)

Jean Anne Carnahan (née Carpenter; born December 20, 1933) is an American politician and writer who was the First Lady of Missouri from 1993 to 2000, and served as the state's junior United States senator from 2001 to 2002. A Democrat, she was appointed to fill the Senate seat of her husband Mel Carnahan, who had been posthumously elected, becoming the first woman to represent Missouri in the U.S. Senate.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
George Washington University
Bachelor of Arts
1955
Anacostia High School
Past Positions1 - 2 of 2
Senator
United States Senate
2001 - 2002
Experience
United States Senate
Other Experience1 - 3 of 3
Experience
Democratic Leadership Council
Experience
Senate Centrist Coalition
Experience
New Democrat Coalition