St. Louis, Missouri , United States
|| July 24, 1953
Aug 29, 2014 10:44am
Caucasian - Moderate-to-Liberal - Anti Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Pro Animal Rights - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gay Marriage - Divorced - Married - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
|Info||Claire McCaskill has spent all her life in Missouri. She was born in Rolla and raised in Lebanon and Columbia, Missouri. Her family initially lived in Houston, Missouri, where her father William worked at the McCaskill feed mill. Later the family moved to Lebanon, hometown of her mother, Betty. |
Claire attended Hickman High School in Columbia, while her father served as a state insurance commissioner and her mother became Columbia’s first woman city council member. She remained in Columbia after high school and graduated from University of Missouri undergraduate and law school and later clerked for the Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City.
Claire served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1983 to 1988. She became Jackson County Prosecutor in 1993, a position she held until she was sworn in as Missouri Auditor in 1999.
In April 2002, Claire married Joseph Shepard, a St. Louis businessman. Together they have seven children,: Benjamin, 28, Carl, 25, Marilyn, 23, Michael, 21, Austin, 16, Maddie, 14 and Lily, 11.
Claire is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson City and St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church in St. Louis.
|Thu Mar 26 11:20:44 +0000 2015 - Ted Cruz shouldn't be criticized for buying private insurance with no govt subsidy on a private ins marketplace.Thats what I did. #obamacare|
Wed Mar 25 18:22:57 +0000 2015 - Beginning our Aging Committee hearing on Alzheimer's disease and its brutal toll. A room full of determined folks. http://t.co/Pk6rl5HS2q
Wed Mar 25 14:55:54 +0000 2015 - Survivor, student & leader. Proud to be paired w/ Meghan Warner, aka @catshoes12 for upcoming series w/ nat'l mag. http://t.co/PfOrH91uhQ
Wed Mar 25 01:47:16 +0000 2015 - With a heavy heart I mourn the death of my dear friend Steve Metzler, a bright light of all things good in KC.Love for Brian & other family
Tue Mar 24 15:23:53 +0000 2015 - This boot definitely not made for walkin'. But love your classic @NancySinatra http://t.co/b0JgAFujGP http://t.co/cN6ZpqPQMu
Sun Mar 22 20:56:39 +0000 2015 - Go Shockers! Mizzou nation is cheering for you.