St. Louis, Missouri , United States
|| July 24, 1953
Nov 15, 2015 02:04pm
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 Nov 26 15:56:03 +0000 2015 - From all my grandchildren &my entire family,Happy Thanksgiving!May your day b filled w/family,loving chaos,gratitude https://t.co/jlMvRZ73fo|
Wed Nov 25 14:48:15 +0000 2015 - Sunset this past weekend,Lake of the Ozarks.Quiet time,now ready for loving chaos of family for Thanksgiving in STL https://t.co/r1rdz6D7ci
Thu Nov 19 15:20:26 +0000 2015 - RT @rights4girls: Senator @clairecmc discussing backpage business model which knowingly profits off sexual exploitation of children on its …
Thu Nov 19 15:09:19 +0000 2015 - Our hearing on sex trafficking and role of Back Page now. Streaming here: https://t.co/cPqztUYg7m
Wed Nov 18 01:23:50 +0000 2015 - And the "names" on our shirts were the best! #bipartisanbowlingattheWH https://t.co/C4ZuMGx9yC
Wed Nov 18 00:44:27 +0000 2015 - It's bowling night for women of the Senate! @SenWarren #bipartisanbowlingattheWH https://t.co/46xfc9cbi8
Tue Nov 17 20:30:38 +0000 2015 - To the ppl of France, we stand united as one force for liberty & freedom...goodness in the world will prevail #Paris https://t.co/TbQZIyNGzC
Tue Nov 17 15:12:19 +0000 2015 - RT @TrumanApp: Great event with @clairecmc to kickoff our Women in Public Service Leadership program! cc: @McCaskillOffice https://t.co/tG6…
Sun Nov 15 02:34:47 +0000 2015 - She is realistic and strong about the need to support the best military in the world. #Imwithher #demdebate
Sun Nov 15 01:04:26 +0000 2015 - Not a great signal, so live tweets are gonna lag...#demdebate
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