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.
|Sat Jan 24 15:52:19 +0000 2015 - Chris Kyle is a hero.Period.Anyone who says otherwise doesn't understand our military &the sacrifices they volunteer to make.#AmericanSniper|
Sat Jan 24 15:20:06 +0000 2015 - Sad about Ernie Banks, class act. He and Buck will be laughing together. #LetsPlayTwo #KCMonarchs
Fri Jan 23 21:25:34 +0000 2015 - Do they expect Missourians who want to go the hearing to get dressed up and go to the Jefferson City Country Club? Really? #ethicsreform
Fri Jan 23 21:18:41 +0000 2015 - And before the haters get warmed up,that is completely illegal in DC and most states.Members of Congress can take no gifts or meals. #ethics
Fri Jan 23 21:15:45 +0000 2015 - Unbelievable,this is the Mo legislature having a HEARING at a country club with a dress code, paid for by lobbyists. http://t.co/JPR4gvMhWx
Fri Jan 23 04:31:11 +0000 2015 - Rather than accept reasonable request to come back in am to debate amndmnts,McConnell now tabling every D amndmnt,refusing to let Ds speak.
Fri Jan 23 00:44:37 +0000 2015 - Today @AmyKlobuchar paid her bet on Citrus Bowl.She called it "frozen hotdish". In Missouri we call it pie. M. I. Z http://t.co/dc0mEfjWJQ
Wed Jan 21 19:36:29 +0000 2015 - FWIW, speaking from experience,my advice to @elijahhaahr Ignore the haters,not worth your time,energy.Agree, their ugliness is disgusting.
Mon Jan 19 20:23:50 +0000 2015 - Honored to be part of Christ Cathedral's MLK "read in",reading his words on love not hate. Powerful stuff. http://t.co/AXZeGRrqWP
Sun Jan 18 05:00:06 +0000 2015 - So she's not first woman judge for heavyweight fight but definitely one of the first.