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March 19, 2011

Missouri Boys State Notable Alumni, Always Held at UCM in Warrensburg

Distinguished Speakers in Warrensburg, Missouri for Missouri Boys State

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon
Every year, Missouri Boys State brings a distinguished list of speakers to share with the citizens. Many of the elected officials of Missouri attend to include the Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of State, Attorney General, and U.S. Senators and Representatives. We also have other professionals, atheletes, and community service or military leaders. There is usually a question and answer period that Boys State citizens have become know for their thoughtful and insightful questions.
In addition, we present special recognition to one speaker each year. The George W. Lehr Memorial Speakers Chair was established in 1988 as part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Missouri Boys State program.  The Lehr Chair was created to honor the late Missouri State Auditor George W. Lehr, who was a Boys State participant in his youth and a tireless supporter of Missouri Boys State during his public life.  The Lehr Chair was designed to assist the Boys State program in bringing the finest names in public service to the yearly Boys State session to interact with its participants. 

Bob Woodward
2013 - Bob Woodward
JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR

Past Lehr Chair speakers include:
James Carville
2012 - James Carville
MEDIA PERSONALITY AND POLITICAL ICON

John C. Danforth
2011 - John C. Danforth
FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS 


AND MISSOURI SENATOR

John Bolton
2010 - John Bolton
FORMER U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS 




Richard Armitage
2009 - Richard Armitage
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Gov Mike Huckabee
2008 - Mike Huckabee
Presedential Candidate, former Governor of Arkansas
Gen Wesley Clark
2007 - Wesley Clark
Former Presidential Candidate and U.S. Army General
John Aschcroft
2006 - John Ashcroft
Former U.S. Attorney General and Governor of Missouri
Paul Begala
2005 - Paul Begala
CNN Political Commentator and Author
J.C. Watts
2004 - J.C. Watts
Former U.S. Representative and College Football Star
Mike Peters
2003 - Mike Peters
Syndicated Political Cartoonist and Creator of Mother Goose and Grimm comic strip
Bill Bradley
2002 - Bill Bradley
Former Presidential Candidate and Former U.S. Senator
William S. Cohen
2001 - William S. Cohen
Former Secretary of Defense
Lisa Myers
2000 - Lisa Myers
National Correspondent for NBC News - Washington
Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver
1999 - Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver
Minister and Former Mayor of Kansas City
David R. Gergen
1998 - David R. Gergen
Former U.S. Presidential Advisor
William J. Perry
1997 - William J. Perry
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
Lamar Alexander
1996 - Lamar Alexander
Former Presidential Candidate and Former U.S. Secretary of Education
Robert M. Gates
1995 - Dr. Robert M. Gates
U.S. Secretary of Defense, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Paul E. Tsongas
1994 - Paul E. Tsongas
Former Presidential Candidate and Senator from Massachusetts
Edward D. "Chip" Robertson
1993 - Edward D. “Chip” Robertson
Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice
Christopher "Kit" Bond
1992 - Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond
Former MO Attorney General, Governor and current senior U.S. Senator
Thomas DeFrank
1991 - Thomas DeFrank
Author and White House Correspondent for Newsweek Magazine
Robert Hyland
1990 - Robert F. Hyland
Corporate Vice-President CBS Radio, St. Louis
William Proxmire
1989 - William Proxmire
Former U. S. Senator from Wisconsin


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Who's Who of Missouri Boys State - University of Central Missouri

Those who attend Missouri Boys State gain an insight into themselves that often spurs them to do great things. See where some of the Missouri Boys State Alumni are now. Lists are sorted by year they attended Boys State.

Who's Who of Missouri Boys State

Those who attend Missouri Boys State gain an insight into themselves that often spurs them to do great things. See where some of the Missouri Boys State Alumni are now. Lists are sorted by year they attended Boys State.
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2000  
Justin William Stephan*
Justin William StephanFormerly served as Chief Logistics Officer for Champion Brands LLC in Clinton, MO. Elected Mayor of Appleton City, MO in 2012 and served in that capacity until his untimely death following the 2013 session of Missouri Boys State. He was a long time member of the MBS staff who served tirelessly as an instructor in the Legislative School.
   
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2000  
Stephen D. Webber
Stephen David WebberCurrently serving his first term as a member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He is a Columbia, MO native and former Marine who served two tours in Iraq as a member of an infantry battalion. After his first tour in Iraq he returned to the U.S. and got his degree in Economics from Saint Louis University. After his second tour in Iraq he returned to the U.S. and moved to Washington D.C. ... [more]
   
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1999  
Matthew Flener
Matthew W. FlenerMatt Flener joined 9NEWS on June 21, 2010. Matt is passionate about finding, writing and telling stories that give you a unique perspective on the day's events. He has won acclaim from the Society of Professional Journalists, Radio Television Digital News Association, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Missouri Broadcasters Association. Prior to 9News, Matt repo... [more]
   
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1998  
Justin Gage
Justin Charles GageFormer wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans in the NFL. Also played wide receiver for four years for the Chicago Bears. Former standout football and basketball player at the University of Missouri-Columbia (2000-2004). He is President and Founder of Twelve Starz Foundation. Twelve Starz mission is to provide assistance to disadvantaged youth, supporting educational, athletic and life skil... [more]
   
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1996  
Brad Kiesling
Bradley William KieslingCurrently serving as Director of Government Affairs at PetSmart in Phoenix, AZ.
   
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1996  
Bryan Lamont Sykes
Bryan Lamont SykesCurrently, Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at DePaul University in Chicago and a Research Affiliate in the Center for Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Doctorate (2007) and his Masters degree (2005, 2003) in Sociology and Demography from the University of California - Berkeley and his B.S. degree (2001) in Sociology from University of... [more]
   
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1995  
Matthew L. Dameron
Matt  DameronJefferson City, Mo. - Attorney General Chris Koster today announced Matthew L. Dameron of Kansas City as his new Chief of Staff. Dameron replaces Robert Kenney, who was appointed by Governor Nixon to the Public Service Commission. Dameron has been an attorney with the Kansas City firm Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP since 2006. While at Stueve Siegel Hanson, Dameron represented investors and consumer... [more]
   
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1995  
Brian M. Roberts
Brian Mitchell RobertsCurrently, Agency Vice-President of Distribution Development for Mass Financial Group, Inc. in Chesterfield, MO. Former MBS Staff member.
   
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1994  
Jesse S. Kharbanda
Jesse S. KharbandaCurrently, Policy Advocate for the Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago, IL. He is currently focusing on clean energy development issues and special projects. He has worked in the management development program at McMaster-Carr, an industrial distribution company in Chicago and as an economics researcher at Resources for the Future prior to joining ELPC. He was a Rhodes Scholar, study... [more]
   
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1994  
Brad St. Louis
Brad Allen St. LouisFormer Long Snapper/Tight End and special teams player for the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL. Drafted in the 7th round (210th overall) of the 2000 NFL Draft. He was a three-time All-Gateway Conference Tight End at Southwest Missouri State University. Also won the Missouri State Wrestling Championship in the Heavyweight Division for Belton High School in Belton, MO.
   
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1993  
Brad Lear
Brad Biven Lear
   
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1993  
Gabriel C. Murphy
Gabriel Craig MurphyCo-founder, President and CEO of CommuniTech.net, a web hosting firm in Kansas City, MO. In March of 2001, he was named to Ingrams' Magazine 40 Under 40 Class of 2001. At 25 years of age, he is the youngest person to ever to receive this honor. He has also been named by the Kansas City Star as one of the Tech 50 leaders of Kansas City. In June of 2001, Gabriel was named the Kansas/Western Misso... [more]
   
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1993  
Ryan A. Silvey
Ryan Anthony SilveyCurrently, serving his third term in the Missouri House of Representatives representing MO 38th District in Kansas City. Elected to the House in a special election in 2005, he is a mortgage advisor and a former legislative aide to U.S. Senator Kit Bond (MO). He is a member of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce. He earned his B.A. in Interpretive Speech from Bob Jones University in 1998.
   
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1993  
Dale L. Wright
Dale Lavon WrightCurrently, serves as Director of Development Advancement for the Robert J. Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri - Columbia. He holds a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He also serves as Missouri Boys State Dean of Counselors and the Missouri Boys State Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
   
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1992  
Johnnie Cox
Johnnie Earl CoxCurrently serving as the Prosecuting Attorney for Barry County (MO) located in Cassville, MO.
   
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1991  
Imron T. Aly
Imron T. AlyCurrently, Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP in Chicago, IL. Formerly, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP in Chicago, IL. Currently practicing in the Intellectual Property Department with litigation experience primarily in the fields of patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation. Formerly, law clerk to the Honorable Ann K. Covington, Missouri Supreme Court. He earned his law degree at G... [more]
   
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1991  
Andrew L. Atterbury
Andrew L. AtterburyCurrently, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development for Inergy, L.P., a propane marketing and distribution firm in Kansas City, MO. Formerly of Kinder Morgan, Inc. where he worked in the company's Corporate Development Group. Prior to joining Kinder Morgan, he worked at Lehman Brothers in its Real Estate Principal Transactions Group. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth Coll... [more]
   
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1991  
C. Hugh Brown
Charles Hugh BrownCurrently, an Associate at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP in Kansas City, MO. Represented MBS at Boys Nation in 1991.
   
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1991  
Eric Robert Greitens
Eric Robert GreitensCurrently, Chairman and CEO of The Mission Continues, a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping wounded veterans find their way back to serving their communities after their military service has been completed. He’s also an accomplished author, photographer and advocate for human rights. He is a Navy Seal Team Commander who served in Iraq and Afghanistan during the War on Terror. Preside... [more]
   
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1991  
Dan Kirsch
Daniel E. KirschCurrently and attorney with the Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender, which represents indigent defendants facing execution and ensures that the State of Tennessee does not impose the death penalty in an arbitrary manner and that those accused of capital crimes are afforded the constitutional protections to which they are entitled. He previously ran his own law practice, the Kirsch La... [more]
   
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1990  
Bradford P. Campbell
Bradford P. CampbellCurrently, an attorney at Schiff Hardin LLC in Washington DC concentrating his practice in employee benefits and executive compensation and ERISA litigation, specializing in ERISA Title I issues, including fiduciary conduct and prohibited transactions. Formerly, served as Assistant Secretary of the Employee Benefits Security Administration for the U.S. Department of Labor. His department oversees... [more]
   
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1990  
Steven M. McCartan
Steven Michael McCartanCurrently, Partner at Shook Hardy Bacon LLC in Kansas City, MO. Formerly a Partner at Lathrop & Gage, L.C. in Kansas City, MO. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Missouri – Columbia in 1995. He received a master’s degree in policy studies from the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1998. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri-Colum... [more]
   
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1990  
John P. Thomson
John Paul Thomson
   
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1989  
Sherman M. Parker*
Sherman M. ParkerFormer two term member of the MO House of Representatives. He represented District 12 located in St. Charles County. He was first elected to the House in November 2002 and re-elected in 2004. He was an unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Congress in 2006. In addition to his legislative duties, he was a member of the executive staff of UniGroup, Inc., the parent company of United Van Lines, Mayflowe... [more]
   
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1989  
Alex S. Tuckness
Alex Scott TucknessCurrently, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Iowa State University. Also a visiting Fellow in Ethics, Harvard Center for Ethics and the Professions, Harvard University, 2003-2004. Earned his Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University in 1999. Earned M. Phil. from Cambridge University with distinction in Political Thought and Intellectual History in 1995. Earned an A.B. from Un... [more]
   
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1989  
Michael A. Williams
Michael Anthony WilliamsCurrently, a partner at Lathrop & Gage, LC in Kansas City. He is an active member of the Diversity Committee for the firm, the local bar association and the National Defense Research Institute. He also serves as an adjunct professor of Labor Law at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law and is the first African-American ever elected to serve on the Kansas Bar Association Board of Gover... [more]
   
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1988  
Matt Blunt
Matthew Roy BluntElected 54th Governor of the State of Missouri in 2004. Formerly, Missouri Secretary of State (2000-2004). Former member of the Missouri House of Representatives representing Missouri’s 139th District in Greene County near Springfield. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, he received several commendations during his service in the Navy including three Navy and Marine Corps... [more]
   
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1988  
Garry L. Haase
Garry Andrew Haase
   
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1988  
Matthew T. Kirsch
Matthew Thor KirschCurrently serving as an attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Colorado. He is assigned to the Economic Crimes Unit and serves as the Bankruptcy Fraud Coordinator. Formerly served as Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Florida. Also, served as an associate at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP. He is a Harvard University graduate (1993). He was the Ha... [more]
   
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1987  
M. Scott Murphy
M. Scott MurphyCurrently serves as Vice-President of Advantage Capital, a private equity investing firm that finances small businesses. Previously, he started three successful software companies. He served as Deputy Chief-of-staff to Governor Wilson and worked in Governor Carnahan's Office. Currently serving as Assistant Dean of the MBS Legislative School. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State and attended Boy... [more]
   
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1986  
Michael J. Colona
Michael J. ColonaMike Colona is a Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. Colona serves the 80th District in St. Louis (2013-2014) and represented the 67th district (2008-2010), which is centered on the Tower Grove South area within the city of St. Louis. Colona also served as the House Minority Whip for the 96th General Assembly Mike Colona was born in St. Louis in 1969. He is a 1987 graduat... [more]
   
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1986  
David Cummings
David  CummingsCurrently Founder and Chairman of Tradebot Systems, Inc., an electronic stock market trading firm and Tradebot Ventures, Inc, a high-growth technology investment firm both in Kansas City, MO. Tradebot uses computer algorithms to provide liquidity to the stock market. He started Tradebot in 1999 out of a spare bedroom with a $10,000 investment. Some days Tradebot accounts for over 10% of the total... [more]
   
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1986  
Mason R. Gebhardt
Mason R. GebhardtCurrently, Associate Judge 14th Judicial Circuit. Previously Howard County (MO) Prosecuting Attorney in Fayette, MO. Also, Chairman of the GOP (Howard) County Committee. Graduated from University of Missouri – Columbia (B. S. E.) and University of Missouri – Kansas City (J. D.).
   
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1986  
Dan Iannicola, Jr.
Dan  IannicolaCurrently, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Education for the United States Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. He was appointed as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Education in September of 2003. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing the Treasury’s Office of Financial Education, which was established in 2002 to promote access to financial education programs so th... [more]
   
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1986  
Scott Lipke
Scott  LipkeCurrently, serving his third term in the Missouri House of Representatives representing the 157th District in Jackson, MO. He was first elected to the House in November 2002 and re-elected in November 2004. He is also an attorney with Jones and Deimund, L.C. in Cape Girardeau. He previously served as assistant prosecuting attorney and legal counsel for Cape Girardeau County. He serves on the Bo... [more]
   
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1986  
Rick Mayes
Rick  MayesCurrently, Assistant Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Political Science at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA. He teaches courses in American Government, Civil Rights & Liberties, Health Care Policy & Politics and Social Science Research Methods. He is author of the book, Universal Coverage: The Elusive Quest for National Health Insurance, and has written and presented ext... [more]
   
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1985  
Paul Vincent LeVota
Paul Vincent LeVotaElected State Senator in Missouri's 11th District for the 2013-2014 term. Previously, served in the Missouri House of Representatives representing Missouri District 52 in Independence from 2003-2011. Elected to the House in 2002 and re-elected in 2004, is a licensed Missouri Real Estate Appraiser for The LeVota Appraisal Group. He is a member of the Democratic Leadership Council and National Con... [more]
   
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1985  
Timothy M. Miller
Timothy M MillerCurrently Medical Director, U.S. Medical Programs for Genzyme Corporation in Cambridge, MA. Also, Neuromuscular Disease Specialist and Attending Neurologist, University of Arizona, Department of Neurology. Formerly in the same capacity at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Medical Center in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Miller currently serves Dean of Operations at Missouri Boys S... [more]
   
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1985  
Mike S. Plunkett
Mike Scott PlunkettCurrently Managing Director for Quinn Capital LLC in Merriam, KS. Formerly, Chief Financial Officer for Dean Machinery in Kansas City, MO. Formerly served as the Chief Operating Officer for StrategicOne LLC in Kansas City, MO a database solutions provider for non-profit fundraisers. Formerly, he was co-founder of MachineryLink, Inc., the largest agricultural equipment leasing provider in North... [more]
   
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1985  
Scott R. Pool
Scott R. PoolCurrently an attorney in private practice in Jefferson City, MO. Formerly an assistant to Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon. Formerly, an assistant dean of counselors and member of the Missouri Boys State Board of Directors.
   
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1984  
Decha Enkvetchakul, M.D.
Decha  EnkvetchakulCurrently, Assistant Professor, Pharmacologicval and Physiological Science, Sant Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Previously, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Specializing in Kidney Disease and Nephrology. Earned a B.A. in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis (1989) and M.D. at University o... [more]
   
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1984  
Robert A. Fruend
Robert Allen FruendCurrently, Chief Executive Officer of St. Louis Regional Health Commission. He was named the first CEO of the Regional Health Commission in May of 2002. He holds an MBA from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University, an MHA from the Washington University School of Medicine, and is a graduate of the Coro Fellows Program in St. Louis. He is currently an adjunct faculty member a... [more]
   
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1984  
Warren E. Hearnes, II
Warren Eastman Hearnes, IICurrently, Strategic Planning Manager for United Parcel Service in Atlanta, GA. Formerly, member of technical staff at Optical Fiber Solutions (formerly Lucent Technologies) in Norcross, GA. Also serving as founding member of the Board of Advisors for an internet-based 501c(3) organization west-point.org Inc. serving West Point graduates and parents of cadets. Earned his undergraduate degree fro... [more]
   
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1984  
Darin D. Inglish
Darin Donald InglishCurrently, Senior Attorney for Qwest Communications International in Denver, CO. Graduated from William Jewell College (B. S. B. A. 1989) and St. Louis University School of Law (J. D. 1994).
   
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1984  
Kelly M. King
Kelly M. KingCurrently President - South Central Region for AT&T.
   
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1984  
Mark D. Pfeiffer
Mark Douglas PfeifferCurrently serving as Judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. He was appointed to fill the vacancy on the court by Governor Jay Nixon upon the retirement of Judge Ronald Holliger. Prior to his appointment, he was a shareholder and attorney with the firm of Bley & Pfeiffer in Columbia, specializing in civil litigation. Prior to joining the firm in 1995, he was an associate with Far... [more]
   
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1984  
Dave J. Sasina
Dave John SasinaCurrently, Senior Vice President, Marketing, for Centex Corporation in Dallas, TX. Formerly, a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in Dallas for seven years, where he rose to the position of Senior Engagement Manager and led marketing-related and performance improvement projects primarily for clients in consumer industries, including packaged goods, lodging, and retailing. He earned a B... [more]
   
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1984  
John David Wiemann
John David Wiemann
   
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1983  
Buzz Eckelkamp
Louis Bernard EckelkampCurrently, Partner at Eckelkamp & Kuenzel, LLP in Washington, MO. Also, member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Washington., Washington, MO, United Bank of Union, Union, MO and Citizens National Bank of Greater St. Louis in Maplewood, MO. Also, currently serves as Captain of the Rescue Squad of the Washington Volunteer Fire Company in Washington, MO.
   
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1983  
Todd P. Graves
Todd Peterson GravesTodd P. Graves is the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Graves was nominated by President George W. Bush to be the top federal law enforcement official for western Missouri on July 30, 2001. Graves took his oath of office on an interim appointment as U.S. Attorney by the U.S. District Court on September 17, 2001, and his presidential appointment was formally confirmed... [more]
   
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1983  
Jim Maher
James Donald MaherCurrently, Financial Adviser in Charge for the Metro East Merrill Lynch office in Swansea, IL. He was the driving force behind the creation of the Southern Illinois Charitbale Giving Council, which serves as an educational resource for non-profit trustees and for individuals considering charitable giving. Also has served on the American Red Cross Bi-State Board of Directors and has been recogniz... [more]
   
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1983  
John Mitchell Raines
John Mitchell RainesCurrently, serving as Director of U.S. Marketing for Chemistry, Trait, & Seed business for Monsanto Company in St. Louis, MO. Also, President of the Mid America Crop Life Association. Formerly worked with Dow Chemical Ag. in numerous sales and marketing roles prior to joining Monsanto in 1997. His career at Monsanto began as the U.S. Cotton-Marketing Manager involved in launching Bollgard and ... [more]
   
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1983  
Duane T. Wegener
Duane Theodore WegenerCurrently, Professor of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. Earned his Ph.D. in Psychology at The Ohio State University in 1994. Research interests generally include the areas of attitude change and social cognition, especially factors that influence the amount and nature of information processing activity (e.g., mood states of recipients of persuasive communicatio... [more]
   
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1982  
Mark T. Boschert
Mark Thomas BoschertCurrently, serves as a managing partner at Renaissance Plastic Surgery in St. Peters, MO. He earned an undergraduate degree from Benedictine College and his Master of Science and Doctoral degrees in the University of Missouri system. Following his training, he received fellowship training in plastic surgery in Miami, FL. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
   
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1982  
W. Keith Currie
W. Keith  CurrieCurrently serving as Associate Circuit Judge of the 34th Circuit Court in Pemiscot County Missouri.
   
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1982  
Shawn Dulohery
Shawn Christopher DuloheryCurrently, Shooting Head Coach for Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. Formerly, a member of the U.S. Olympic Shooting Team. He finished first in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and third in the 2003 in the World Cup Finals in the skeet shooting competition. Other notable accomplishments include 2002 National Skeet Champion, second place finish in the 2002 Shanghai World Cup and a first ... [more]
   
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1982  
Ted Farnen
Ted William FarnenCurrently, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for State Senator Chuck Graham (D-Columbia). He served eight years as a State Representative for District 21 in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was first elected in 1994. He is also a former communications specialist for the Missouri Senate. He is a member of St. Brendan's Catholic Church and Mexico Jaycees. He also participates in ... [more]
   
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1982  
Kevin Steincross
Charles Kevin SteincrossCurrently the morning news anchor for KTVI, Fox 2 News in St. Louis, MO. Formerly a general assignment reporter and former co-anchor of FOX 2 News Weekend. Worked as an anchor/reporter in Columbia, MO, Sioux Falls, SD and Tulsa, OK prior to current anchor position in St. Louis. Earned a Bachelor's Degree at Baylor University in Texas, and a Master's Degree from Columbia University in New York... [more]
   
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1982  
Aaron K. Trautwein
Aaron Keith TrautweinCurrently Associate Professor of Mathematics, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI. He specializes in knot theory. Knot theory is a subfield of topology, the area of mathematics that examines shape. In particular, he studies the physical and theoretical properties of harmonic knots and their applications. He teaches an array courses for the Mathematics Department and Heritage Program including Multivari... [more]
   
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1981  
Jay Felton
John Austin FeltonCurrently, a Partner at Lathrop & Gage, L.C. in Kansas City, MO. Also, an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Columbia Honors College and member of the University of Missouri Alumni Association Executive Board. Also a legal columnist for The Missouri Soybean Farmer. He is a 1986 graduate of University of Missouri – Columbia and received his Juris Doctorate from University of Virgi... [more]
   
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1981  
Craig Dale Ritchie, Esq.
Craig Dale RitchieCurrently the principal of Ritchie & Soper, P.C. Formerly served as Director/Vice-President of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri.
   
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1980  
David C. Asjes
David Christopher AsjesCurrently, Executive Officer in the Naval Science Department at Iowa State University in Ames, IA. Currently, holds the rank of Commander in the U.S. Navy. He graduated from the US Naval Academy with a BS in Systems Engineering and was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Navy in 1985. After flight training in Pensacola, FL, he was winged as a Naval Flight Officer in 1987 and assigned as... [more]
   
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1980  
Paul D. Boydston
Paul D. BoydstonCurrently works as location manager for various TV shows and feature films in Los Angeles, CA. Also, President of Soapbox USA, an internet bath and body product retailer located in Hollywood, CA. Formerly, served as Assistant Dean of Counselors and Media School Counselor for Missouri Boys State. Also, elected MBS Governor and represented MBS at Boys Nation.
   
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1980  
Mark A. Demien
Mark Alan DemienCurrently part-owner and Vice-President of Demien Construction. Also part-owner and managing partner of Bear Creek Golf Club and part-owner and Secretary of Demien Development Company. Also owner of MDF Investments which invests in the redevelopment of blighted residential areas in the city of St. Louis. He and MDF have received praise from St. Louis authorities as well as several awards for hi... [more]
   
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1980  
Daniel K. Farnen
Daniel Kevin FarnenCurrently, Vice President and Group Media Director for MC Media at Draftfcb in Chicago, IL. Formerly, Director of Media Planning for Anheuser-Busch, Inc. in St. Louis, MO.
   
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1980  
Zel M. Fischer
Zel Martin FischerCurrently serving as Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court. Appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Matt Blunt in 2008. Formerly, Associate Circuit Judge in 4th Judicial Circuit (Atchison County). Earned his B. A. at William Jewell College and his Juris Doctor at University of Missouri – Kansas City.
   
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1980  
Rob Tillman
Robert Campbell TillmanCurrently serving as President of Ortho Rehab and Specialty Centers in Little Rock, AR. He attained the highest level of clinical certification available in the field of orthopedic rehabilitation and is credited with the rehabilitation design and training programs for many professional athletes and organizations including professional baseball, a Super Bowl MVP quarterback, an NBA championship-wi... [more]
   
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1979  
Herb Dempsey
Herb Edward DempseyCurrently, a Partner at Lee's Summit Clinic and Physician/Director of Lab Services at Central Missouri State University Health Center in Warrensburg, MO. Also, serves as Aviation Medical Examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration. Also, serves as Staff Physician at Lee's Summit Hospital and St. Joseph's Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Also, serves as Team Physician for Lee's Summit High S... [more]
   
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1979  
Steven L. Grand
Steven Lee GrandPresident of Wilson/Grand Communications, Inc. a political consulting firm in Alexandria, VA. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard - magna cum laude. He has earned two masters degrees and his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California where he wrote his doctoral dissertation on political metaphor. He also has formal training from the University of Michigan Survey Research Cen... [more]
   
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1979  
John W. Grimm
John W GrimmCurrently a partner at the law firm of Limbaugh, Russell, Payne and Howard, P.C. in Cape Girardeau, MO. Formerly served as Circuit Court Judge in the 32nd Judicial Circuit in Cape Girardeau, MO. Appointed by Governor Mel Carnahan in 1993 and elected to a six-year term in 1994 and re-elected again in 2000. Currently serving as Dean of the Media School at Missouri Boys State. Elected to Missouri... [more]
   
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1979  
Mark D. Grimm
Mark Douglas GrimmCurrently an attorney and shareholder at Gilmore & Bell, P.C. Law Firm in St. Louis, MO. Also served as Campaign Treasurer for Governor Bob Holden's 2004 re-election campaign. He is a member of the Missouri and American Bar Associations, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Missouri Municipal League and serves on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Economic Development Financing Ass... [more]
   
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1979  
David Koechner
David Michael KoechnerCurrently works as an actor/writer/comedian in Hollywood, CA. His TV credits include the cast of Saturday Night Live (1995-1996) and The Office (2005-2007) and feature film credits such as Get Smart (2008), Semi-Pro (2008), The Comebacks (2007), Talledega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby (2006) and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004). He was part of two renowned comedy troupes in Chica... [more]
   
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1979  
Brett Layne Lewis
Brett Layne Lewis
   
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1978  
M. Shawn Askinosie
Michael Shawn AskinosieCurrently. Owner and Chocolate Maker at Askinosie Chocolate in Springfield (MO). Formerly worked as a criminal defense attorney in private practice at Askinosie and Bilyeu, LLC and became nationally known for his criminal defense work. Named one of 12 Lawyers of the Year in 2001 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for his ground breaking work in post-conviction DNA testing under a new Missouri State Statut... [more]
   
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1978  
Warner L. Baxter
Warner Leslie BaxterCurrently serves as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation, a Midwestern power utility located in St. Louis (MO). Formerly, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ameren Corporation, St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Senior Vice President of Finance for Ameren Corporation. His duties include overseeing Ameren's finance functions as well as its corporate and str... [more]
   
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1978  
Alan Blankenship
Alan Mark BlankenshipElected Associate Circuit Judge in Stone County, MO 39th Judicial Circuit in November 2002. Formerly, municipal judge in Branson West. Formerly an attorney in private practice in Branson West. Former MBS Dean of Operations and currently a lifetime member of the executive committee of the Missouri Boys State board of directors.
   
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1978  
Cain S. DeVore
Cain Souther DeVoreCurrently working in Hollywood, CA as an actor, voiceover artist and filmmaker. His acting credits include roles on TV episodes of “Married with Children”, “Search for Tomorrow” and “One Life to Live”. His film credits include a starring role the independent film “Ramona” released in 1992 and as director of “Mitzi and Joe” released in 1997. He is co-host of a new pilot program called “Greenligh... [more]
   
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1978  
Mark W. Eggert
Mark William EggertCurrently, Executive Vice President, Health Plan Business Unit for Centene Corporation, a Midwest health care company located in St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Assistant Vice Chancellor & Deputy General Counsel for Washington University in St. Louis. Formerly a partner at Bryan Cave LLP Law Firm in St. Louis. Earned an A.B. at Harvard University, and J.D. from Harvard Law School.
   
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1978  
Clay L. Grumke
Clay Leonard GrumkeCurrently, a St. Louis attorney in private practice. Formerly, Vice President A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. and director of the company's law department. He also served as vice president and assistant director of law. Previously, he served as the company's litigation counsel. A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., is a St. Louis investment brokerage firm.
   
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1978  
Andy Huckaba
Andy  HuckabaCurrently, Owner/President of Huckaba & Associates, a management consulting firm in Lenexa, KS. Also, appointed in 2003 as a member of the Lenexa, KS City Council (Ward 4). Formerly, member of the Lenexa Planning Commission and the Johnson County Planning Commission. Formerly, Chairman of the Board of the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Chamber Board of Directors. Active in PTA ... [more]
   
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1978  
J. Bradley Jones
James Bradley JonesCurrently, Director of the Missouri Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business located in Jefferson City, MO. Formerly served as Executive Director of the Mining Industry Council of Missouri and Director of Education and Environmental Affairs for the Associated Industries of Missouri.
   
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1978  
Larry D. Kay
Larry Dean KayRetired from the U.S. Army with the rank of Brigadier General, he currently serves as Executive Director of the Missouri Veterans Commission. Formerly, Assistant Adjutant General Army, Missouri National Guard in Jefferson City, MO. In his military career, he is a Veteran of Desert Storm serving as the Executive Officer for the 1267th Medical Company (Air Ambulance) 1990-1991. The mission of his a... [more]
   
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1978  
Jon Sundvold
Jon Thomas SundvoldFounder and President of Sundvold Capital Management in Columbia, MO. Collegiate All-American basketball player and NBA Veteran. He was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft. A 6'2" shooting guard from the University of Missouri, He played in 9 NBA seasons from 1983–1992. He played for the Seattle SuperSonics, San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat.... [more]
   
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1978  
Sudhansu S. Yadau
Sudhansu S. YadauCurrently Vice-President of Sales for Quest Environmental Resources Corporation, Inc. in Indianapolis, IN. Selected to attend Boys Nation in 1978.
   
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1977  
Bill Beydler
Billy Dean BeydlerCurrently, Donor Recruitment Manager for the Tennessee Valley Region of The American Red Cross in Nashville, TN. Formerly Regional Sales Director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Former City Manager of Richland, MO. Served as MBS Dean of Operations from 2001-2004 and currently member of the MBS Board of Directors.
   
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1977  
Dave J. Bolton
Dave J BoltonCurrently Vice-President of Engineering at Nidec Motor Corporation in St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Vice-President of Engineering/Air Moving Motors Division at Emerson Electric Corporation in St. Louis, MO. Member of the Washington University (St. Louis) Sports Hall of Fame. Named Division III football All-American in 1981 and Track and Field All-American in 1980 and 1981. Won Division III National... [more]
   
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1977  
Bill Buese
William Francis BueseCurrently, Head Athletic Trainer and physical education instructor for Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS. He is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and member, past public relations director and past president of the Kansas Athletic Trainers Association. Served as head trainer for the East Squad in the East-West Shrine Bowl Football Game in 1986 a... [more]
   
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1977  
David W. Clithero
David Wayne ClitheroCurrently Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Development – Health Systems at University of Missouri – Columbia, MO.
   
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1977  
Brad Edelman
Brad Mart EdelmanFormer Collegiate All-American Lineman at the University of Missouri and NFL Veteran with the New Orleans Saints. Led the Mizzou Tigers to three straight bowl games in 1980 through 1982. Drafted in the second round (30th overall) by the New Orleans Saints in 1982. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1988. He retired from football following the 1989 season after playing in 90 career NFL games. ... [more]
   
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1977  
Tim O'Connor
Tim Allen O'ConnorCurrently, Medical Director for the Neonatal Unit at Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, MO specializing in neonatal and perinatal medicine and is a board certified pediatrician. He earned his undergraduate degree at Saint Louis University in 1982 and his doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1984.
   
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1977  
Stanley R. O'Dell
Stanley Ray O'DellCurrently, Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona in Phoenix, AZ. Formerly, an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Arizona in Flagstaff, AZ. Earned a B.A. in 1982 and J.D. in 1984 from University of Missouri-Columbia. Elected MBS Governor in 1977 and represented MBS at Boys Nation.
   
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1977  
Mike Stewart
Mike Alley StewartCurrently, Manager - Creative Development/Broadcast Productoin for Anheuser-Busch LLC in St. Louis, MO. Formerly Group Manager, Advertising Services and Coordinating Producer at Bud Sports for Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Currently serves as an Advisory Board member for the USO of Missouri in St. Louis. Also, serves as Board Vice-President for Ritenour Pride and Promise Foundation which supports the R... [more]
   
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1977  
Steven W. Stites
Steven William StitesCurrently serving as Residency Program Director and Associate Professor of Medicine with the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Stites graduated from The University of Missouri-Columbia in 1985, afterward completing his residency and Chief Residency at the University of Rochester, and Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at the University of Kans... [more]
   
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1977  
John Raymond Watson
John Raymond WatsonCurrently Chief of Staff for Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in Jefferson City, MO.
   
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1976  
Kevin Engler
Kevin Paul EnglerCurrently serving as MO State Senator from 3rd District from Farmington. Prior to the Senate he served one term in the House of Representatives. (2003-2004). In addition to his legislative duties, He is a registered representative for Edward Jones. He also served six years as Mayor of Farmington, Mo., and one year on the city council. He has been awarded the Farmington Press Citizen of the Year ... [more]
   
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1976  
Warren K. Erdman
Warren Keith ErdmanCurrently, Executive Vice-President for Administration and Corporate Affairs at Kansas City Southern, Inc. in Kansas City, MO. Formerly, Senior Vice President of Administration and Corporate Affairs for Kansas City Southern (KCS). He is responsible for the external affairs of the company, which includes state, local and federal government relations, industrial development, and communications. P... [more]
   
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1976  
Ted House
Ted Clint HouseElected Circuit Judge in St. Charles County, Division 1 of the 11th Judicial Circuit in 2004. Served as Associate Circuit Judge-Division 8 in St. Charles County, MO (2002-2004). Formerly, Missouri State Senator from St. Charles, MO representing the 2nd District of Missouri. Formerly an attorney in private practice in St. Charles, MO. Former Democratic nominee for U.S. House of Representatives i... [more]
   
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1976  
Kenneth E Jeffries
Kenneth E JeffriesCurrently, Vice-President of Finance, Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation in Branson, MO.
   
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1976  
Chip Peterson
Harry (Chip) H. PetersonCurrently President of Maple Valley Market Place, Inc., President of Farmington Development Company and President of In-Sight Partners (Steak’N’Shake Franchisee) in Farmington, MO. Currently serves on the Board of Trustees at Mineral Area College in Park Hills, MO; Board of Directors of First State Community Bank in Southeast Missouri and Vice-President of the Farmington Industrial Development Au... [more]
   
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1976  
Mark A. Stacy
Mark Allen StacyCurrently serving as Professor and Vice Dean for Clinical Research Medicine, Division of Neurology, School of Medicine at Duke University in Durham, NC. Formerly served as Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program at Duke University. Formerly Director, Muhammad Ali Parkinson Research Center, Phoenix, AZ and Associate Advisor, National Parkinson Foundation. Served as Dean of... [more]
   
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1976  
John C. Tlapek
John Cullen TlapekCurrently the majority owner and chairman of the board of Auto Tire and Parts Company Inc., Schaeffer Power Panels Inc., Cape Electrical Supply Co., Inc., and Auto Tire and Parts Race Park, Inc., firms with more than 50 locations in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas. He is also president of Summit Equity Group, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, Mo. He was appointed to So... [more]
   
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1976  
Stacey W. Woelfel
Stacey William WoelfelCurrently, News Director at KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO and an Instructor at the University of Missouri Journalism School. He was inducted into the Silver Circle of the Mid-America Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences in 2006. He is the first Missouri Journalism faculty member to receive the honor. Under his direction, KOMU News has earned more than 100 awards, inclu... [more]
   
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1975  
James G. Klarsch
James Gerard KlarschOne of the most respected orthodontists in the region and is a renowned teacher, researcher, author and lecturer. His practice is known for providing world-class orthodontic care for adults and children. He is also shaping the future of orthodontics as a member of the clinical faculty of Saint Louis University's Department of Orthodontics. SLU's orthodontic department is the largest and one of th... [more]
   
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1975  
Keith A Maib
Keith A MaibCurrently, a Principal at XRoads Solutions Group. Also, served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Acordia, Inc. (a/k/a, Wells Fargo Insurance Services of Ohio, LLC), property and casualty insurance broker from August 1996 to June 1998 and served as Treasurer. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of WCI Cable Group. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Canterbur... [more]
   
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1975  
Keith D. Wesselschmidt
Keith Donald WesselschmidtCurrently, Principal at The Wesselschmidt Group, a beverage industry consulting company in Danville, CA. Formerly, Director of Wine Development at Anheuser-Busch Inbev in San Francisco, CA. Formerly, Manager of Manufacturing Analysis in Finance and Business Operations within the Brewing Operations and Technology division at Anheuser-Busch, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Brand Manager for New ... [more]
   
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1975  
Kevin Wilson
Kevin Bill WilsonCurrently serving as MO State Representative from 130th District. He was elected to the House in November 2002. In addition to his legislative duties, he is a management consultant with Kbwilson and Associates, L.L.C. He previously worked as corporate director of human resources for MOARK, L.L.C.; human resources manager for La-Z-Boy Midwest and was director of personnel services for the Joplin... [more]
   
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1974  
Bob Dernier
Bob Eugene DernierFormer Major League center fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs in the 1980s. The fleet-afoot 1984 Gold Glove Award winner was also nicknamed "The Deer" by The Wrigley Faithful. Dernier was the lead-off hitter Cubs' 1984 N.L. East Championship team. Hall-of-Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg batted second and the lead-off pair was dubbed "The Daily Double" by Cubs announcer Ha... [more]
   
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1974  
Don M. Downing
Don Manley DowningCurrently, Principal and Managing Partner with Gray, Ritter & Graham P.C., St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Chief Deputy Attorney General for the State of Missouri, the State's top appointed legal officer from 1993-1995. He earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1979, and his law degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 1982, where he ... [more]
   
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1974  
Jack C. Jensen
Jack C. JensenCurrently, Executive Director for First Chance for Children in Columbia, MO. Formerly, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education for Columbia (MO) Public Schools.
   
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1974  
Jeffrey M. Leen
Jeffrey Marvin LeenCurrently, the Assistant Managing Editor/Investigative at The Washington Post in Washington D.C. He has won nearly every national journalism award - including five Pulitzer Prizes for his investigative articles and series. In 1979, he received his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Drama from Washington University. In 1982, he received his Master of Arts in Journalism from the Universit... [more]
   
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1974  
Dale R. Ludwig
Dale Richard LudwigCurrently serves as Executive Director/CEO of the Missouri Soybean Association and the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council in Columbia, MO. He serves on Senator Christopher Bond’s Agriculture Advisory Board, the Missouri 4-H Foundation, the Missouri Ag Research Council (MARC), as well as the Missouri Biotechnology Association (MO-BIO) and Governor Bob Holden’s Task Force on Agriculture Advisor... [more]
   
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1974  
Robert D. McDonald
Robert David McDonaldCurrently Vice President of Governmental Affairs for Emerson Electric, St. Louis, MO. Former Chief of Staff for Senator John Danforth R-MO in Washington, D.C.
   
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1974  
Andy Sears
Andy Frank SearsCurrently, Vice President of U.S. Central Credit Union in Overland Park, KS. Formerly, a Partner at Bennett, Lytle, Wetzler, Martin and Pishny, L.C. in Prairie Village, KS. Attended Boys Nation in 1974.
   
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1973  
Daniel K. Fetsch
Daniel Kerry FetschCurrently, Managing Member ADF Capital Partners LLC in St. Peters, MO. Formerly, President of St. Louis Pneumatic Tool Company in St. Peters, MO and former staff member and former member of Missouri Boys State Board of Directors.
   
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1973  
David A. Forsee
David Alan ForseeCurrently, president and founder of Brookside Capital, LLC. Also, founder, CEO and Chairman of MachineryLink, Inc. from its initial incorporation in 2000 until April 2006. MachineryLinks Innovation Equipment programs provide farmers the latest, most efficient equipment through a shared leasing network. Under his direction, the Company grew to the largest fleet of agricultural equipment in North ... [more]
   
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1972  
Scott Bakula
Scott Stewart BakulaTelevision and Film Actor, Producer and Director. Notable TV credits include UPN’s “Star Trek: Enterprise”, NBC's "Quantum Leap" , CBS's "Murphy Brown" and “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” television series. Notable Film credits include “American Beauty” (1999), “Major League: Back to the Minors” (1998), “Lords of Illusion” (1995) and “Necessary Roughness” (1995). He won a Golden Globe Award for his role as... [more]
   
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1972  
Stan Crader
Stanley Lawrence CraderPresident, Crader Distributing, a power equipment distributor in Marble Hill, MO.
   
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1972  
Weysan Dun
Weysan  DunFormerly, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newark, NJ, San Francisco, CA and Springfield, IL. Previously, served as an Inspector, Inspection Division, FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. He entered on duty in the Bureau in 1982 and has served in the Chicago, New Haven, Omaha, and San Francisco field offices. During his career, he has developed expertise in National Securi... [more]
   
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1972  
Gary C. Robb
Gary Charles RobbCurrently, Principal in the Robb and Robb, LLC Law Firm in Kansas City, MO. He is a Cum Laude graduate of The University of Michigan School of Law and has a Masters Degree in Economics. He is past President of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and has been selected by his peers as one of "The Best Lawyers In America”. He is one of only a handful of Plaintiffs' trial lawyers nat... [more]
   
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1972  
Carl M. Vogel
Carl Moerschel VogelCurrently, President and General Manager of Jefferson City Coca-Cola Bottling Company and former Missouri State Senator representing Missouri's sixth district in Jefferson City, MO. He is the fourth generation to be associated with the business which incorporated in 1892. He served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1990-2002. Carl Vogel is currently a member of St. Mary's Hospital Boa... [more]
   
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1971  
John C. Glunt
John Charles GluntCurrently Vice-President and Owner of Blackmore and Glunt, Inc. in Maryland Heights, MO. Elected President of American Legion Boys Nation in 1971.
   
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1971  
Randy Gray
William Randolph GrayLongtime educator and coach in the Shawnee Mission Public Schools in Overland Park, KS. Formerly, Missouri Boys State Dean of Operations and current Lifetime Member of the Executive Committee of The American Legion Boys State of Missouri. Formerly served as Treasurer of The American Legion Missouri Boys State Memorial Trust.
   
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1971  
Art Holliday
Arthur Lee HollidayVeteran news and sports anchor at KSDK-TV Channel 5 in St. Louis for over 20 years. Currently, serves as co-anchor of the noon newscast and on the 4:00 p.m. newscast team. Formerly served as co-anchor of "Today in St. Louis". Three-time St. Louis Emmy award winner receiving two Emmys for Best Sportscaster? in 1985 and 1988 and one for Best Sports Feature? in 1989. Inducted into the Greater St.... [more]
   
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1971  
Peter D. Kinder
Peter D. KinderElected Lieutenant Governor of the State of Missouri in 2004. Formerly, served as Missouri State Senator from Cape Girardeau, MO representing the 27th District of Missouri. In 2001, he was elected President Pro Tem of the Missouri Senate and became the first Republican to hold that post in 52 years. He was first elected to the Missouri Senate in 1992. He currently sits on five Senatorial Commit... [more]
   
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1971  
Mark Mantovani
Mark Peter MantovaniMark Mantovani has served as president and chief executive officer of Ansira since 2000. During the term of his leadership, the firm has grown to be one of the fifteen largest independently-owned marketing services agencies in America with more than 500 employees, eight North American offices and world-class clients numbering more than a hundred. Prior to his appointment as president and CEO, Mark... [more]
   
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1971  
Scott Siman
Scott Foster SimanCurrently President of rpm management, LLC in Nashville, TN, a celebrity/music artist management firm representing the top country music artists in the industry including Grammy Award winner Tim McGraw, Billy Gilman and Jessica Andrews, among others. Also, member of the board of directors of the Country Music Foundation, Inc. Received the second Heart of Country Award in 2001 from the Cystic Fib... [more]
   
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1970  
Mark A. Adams
Mark Alan AdamsProminent Orthopedic Surgeon with the Columbia Orthopedic Group in Columbia, MO. Served as U. S. Olympic Team Physician for 1996 and 2000 Summer Games. Also, U.S.A. Head Team Physician for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Soccer Team in 1999. Graduate of University of Missouri – Columbia medical school. Completed his residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Formerly, assistant team physi... [more]
   
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1970  
Gary D. Barnes
Gary Don BarnesCurrently, Chair of the Insolvency Practice Group and member attorney at Husch Blackwell, LLC in Kansas City, MO. His primary practice is the representation of creditors and committees in reorganizations and liquidations. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America in 1997-98, 1998-99, 2001-2002, 2003-2004, and 2005-2006 in the area of Bankruptcy Law, and in the 2006 edition in the area of Bankruptcy... [more]
   
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1970  
Rick H. Blase
Rick H. BlaseCurrently, Senior eDiscovery Forensic Investigator at Wells Fargo in St. Louis, MO. Formerly, Director of Information for St. Louis Bridge Construction Company in St. Louis, MO. Formerly, President of Grate Microsystems, Inc. a computer systems and software consulting firm in Hillsboro, MO. An avid sailboat enthusiast and competitive sailor, he formerly served the Missouri Boys State staff as c... [more]
   
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1970  
Joe Castellano
Joseph Patrick CastellanoRetired as Vice-President and Chief Information Officer and a member of the Strategy Committee for Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. in St. Louis, MO. He has also served in various senior level management capacities for the company including, Vice President, Corporate Human Resources (2004-2007), Vice President-Retail Marketing (2001-2004), Vice President-Wholesale Operations (1994-2001) and Vice P... [more]
   
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1970  
Dan T. Chiles
Dan Thomas ChilesCurrently, Vice President of Emerald Ops, a management company with investments in operating divisions that concern themselves with agriculture, property and business development. Formerly, Vice President of Marketing for Watts Radiant, a manufacturing and marketing company in Springfield, MO that last year supplied radiant heating components to over 70,000 radiant heating projects in North Americ... [more]
   
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1970  
Mike L. Nichols
Mike L. NicholsCurrently, a prominent Optometrist with Columbia Eye Consultants-Optometry in Columbia, MO. Also, appointed by Governor Matt Blunt to the Missouri State Board of Optometry in 2004 to fill an un-expired term and re-appointed again in 2005 to a full term ending in 2010. Received the Heart of America Contact Lens Society Optometrist of the Year Award in 2005. He is a graduate of the University of ... [more]
   
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1970  
David L. Steelman
David Lloyd SteelmanCurrently, managing partner at Steelman, Gaunt and Horsefield Law Firm in Rolla, MO. He is licensed to practice in the state of Missouri and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri. He was a Phi Beta Kappa, a member of Order of the Coif, Editor of the Missouri Law Review from 1977-1978 and authored "Constitutional Law in Personam Jurisdiction in Missouri". He is a member of... [more]
   
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1969  
Jere I. Hochman, Ph.D.
Jere I. HochmanCurrently, Superintendent for Bedford Central School District in Mount Kisco, NY. Formerly, Superintendent for Amherst-Pelham Regional School District in Amherst, MA. Formerly, Superintendent Parkway C-2 School District in St. Louis County. .
   
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1969  
Michael A. Kahn
Michael Andrew KahnCurrently, a Principal at The Brickhouse Law Firm in St. Louis. Formerly, a Partner at Bryan Cave LLP in St. Louis and formerly a partner at Blackwell Sanders Peper Martin LLP in St. Louis. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of intellectual property and the First Amendment. Also, an Adjunct professor at Washington University School of Law teaching courses in media and entert... [more]
   
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1969  
Linza T. Killion
Linza Taylor KillionProminent Urologist and owner of Southeast Missouri Urology Consultants in Sikeston, MO. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State and attended Boys Nation in 1969.
   
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1969  
Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr.
Stephen Nathaniel LimbaughCurrently serving as a Judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, having been confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 10, 2008. From 1992 to 2008, he served as a Judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. He was born in Cape Girardeau, MO and is the son of retired federal district judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Sr., and a cousin of prominent radio commentator Rush Limbaugh. He e... [more]
   
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1969  
John Garner Moody
John Garner MoodyRetired in 2012 after 18 year career as Circuit Judge of the 44th Circuit Court in Ozark, Wright and Douglas Counties in Missouri. He received his undergraduate degree in English (1974) from St. Louis University and his J.D. degree (1977) from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In October of 1977, he was appointed prosecuting attorney in Wright County; he spent six years prosecuting cases. In 1... [more]
   
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1969  
Edwin H. Smith
Edwin Hodel SmithCurrently, Partner at Polsinelli Shughart Law Firm in St. Joseph, MO. Formerly, Presiding Judge, MO Court of Appeals (Western District) in Kansas City, MO. Formerly, an attorney in private practice prior to being elected Associate Circuit Judge of Andrew County in 1978. He was re-elected in 1982 and 1986. He was elected Circuit Judge, Circuit 5, Division 2 in 1988 to fill an un-expired term an... [more]
   
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1968  
James Castellano
James Guy CastellanoCurrently Chairman of Rubin Brown LLP, the largest locally owned accounting firm in St. Louis with 111 local CPA’s on staff and over 250 employees. Rubin Brown is listed among the Top 50 accounting firms in the country. He also serves as chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is the first Missourian to lead the 330,000 member professional organization. He also chai... [more]
   
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1968  
Jon R. Gray
Jon Reginald GrayCurrently serving as a partner in the General Litigation Division of the Law Firm Shook, Hardy and Bacon in Kansas City, MO. Formerly, Circuit Judge of Missouri's 16th Judicial District in Jackson County, Missouri. Appointed Circuit Judge in Jackson County by Governor John Ashcroft in 1986. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in Iowa in 1973, and a law degree from the Universi... [more]
   
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1968  
Rush Limbaugh
Rush Hudson LimbaughSyndicated radio and television talk show host and best-selling author in New York, NY.
   
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1968  
Lloyd F. Smith
Lloyd Franklin SmithCurrently serving as Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party. He was named to that job in February of 2009. He was the long time Chief of Staff for U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson in Cape Girardeau, MO and previously served U.S. Representative Bill Emerson.
   
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1968  
Michael S. Sundermeyer
Michael Shobe SundermeyerMike Sundermeyer maintains a national trial practice with emphasis in professional liability defense, complex litigation, and administrative law. He has served as lead counsel in a variety of professional malpractice, real estate, securities, administrative, product liability, contract, partnership, and criminal defense matters. Mr. Sundermeyer has defended major law firms in malpractice and ... [more]
   
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1968  
Frederick G. Wohlschlaeger
Frederick George WohlschlaegerFormerly the Chief of Staff for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in Colorado Springs, CO. Formerly, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Maytag Corporation, Newton, IA. Also served as Maytag’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. Also, formerly Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Hartmarx Corporation, Chicago, a global firm specializing in fine t... [more]
   
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1967  
Robert T. Haar
Robert Theodore HaarCurrently practicing law with Haar and Woods, LLP in St. Louis. Rhodes Scholar, Yale Law School Graduate (J.D. 1977) and Editor-in-Chief of Yale Law Journal (1976-1977). Formerly, adjunct professor at Washington University – St. Louis School of Law (1985 – 1987) and St. Louis University School of Law (1986 – 1987). Former Law Clerk to Justice William H. Rehnquist, U. S. Supreme Court (1978 – 19... [more]
   
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1967  
Wallace L. Head
Wallace Lloyd HeadCurrently, CEO of PrivateBancorp in Chicago, IL. He began his career with the former Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Co. (now Bank of America) in 1976, in that bank's personal financial planning division. Four years later he founded Head/Ellerman, Inc., a consulting firm that provided comprehensive personal financial planning services to corporate executives and other individuals. Arth... [more]
   
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1967  
H. Martin Jayne
H Martin JayneCurrently, Assistant Professor in the Justice Systems Department at Truman State University, Kirksville, MO. Retired Colonel U.S. Air Force with 27 years of service primarily spent practicing law as a judge advocate. He has served as a prosecutor and military judge and as a member of the faculty of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is a member of the Missouri Bar Association. He received a B.S. i... [more]
   
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1967  
Jim Kissick
Lloyd James KissickPresident and Co-Founder of Kissick Construction Company, Inc. in Kansas City, MO. Jim Kissick brings to the firm over thirty-five years of experience and leadership in the construction industry. A registered professional engineer, Jim uses his engineering experience in the field managing projects with a hands-on approach. Jim began his professional career first serving as a superintendent, esti... [more]
   
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1967  
Joseph A. Kunkel
Joseph Anthony KunkelCurrently Professor of Political Science at University of Minnesota – Mankato in Mankato, MN. Former Chairperson, Political Science and Law Enforcement at Mankato State University. Also, Director, Mankato Public Achievement program (a civic education project). Widely published in political science and politics. Also serves as local TV/Radio election night commentator with various media outlets.... [more]
   
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1967  
Stephen E. Walsh
Stephen Edward WalshCurrently, partner at the Law Firm of Moore & Walsh, LLP in Poplar Bluff, MO. He is past president of the Butler County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in U.S. Claims Court, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District Courts of Missouri. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science in 1972 and he earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1974, both from University of Missou... [more]
   
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1967  
Paul O. Wilson
Paul O WilsonChairman of Wilson/Grand Communications, Inc., a political consulting firm in Alexandria, VA. Former Director of Missouri Boys State and lifetime member of the Executive Committee of the MBS Board of Directors. Elected Lt. Governor of Missouri Boys State in 1967.
   
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1966  
James E. Chellew
James Edward ChellewRetired as superintendent for Fox C-6 School District in Arnold, MO.
   
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1966  
Bob Holden
Robert (Bobby) Lee HoldenCurrently, teaching political science at Webster University in St. Louis. Also, founder and director for the Holden School for Public Policy at Webster University. Served as the 53rd Governor of the State of Missouri (2000-2004). Former two-term State Treasurer. Formerly served as Missouri Legislator from Springfield, MO. Member of the MBS Board of Directors and formerly Dean of the Boys State... [more]
   
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1966  
Don G. Lents
Don Glaude LentsCurrently, Chairman and Chief Executive at Bryan Cave Law Firm in St. Louis, MO. He has served for a number of years as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, with principal responsibility for firmwide strategic planning and development. He also has served as head of the firm’s Transactions Practice and chair of the Corporate Department and was also resident manager of the firm’s London off... [more]
   
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1966  
Jack K. McDonald
Jack Kevin McDonaldCurrently an attorney in private practice in Moberly, MO. Formerly, Corporate Counsel for Prudential Insurance Corporation in Atlanta, GA. Former Dean of Law School at Missouri Boys State and honorary lifetime member of MBS Board of Directors.
   
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1966  
J. W. Page
J W PageCurrently Site Safety Specialist for J.E. Dunn Construction in Kansas City, MO. Formerly safety compliance officer for Winn-Senter Construction Co. and former long-time educator in the Lees Summit Public School System. Former Dean of Operations of Missouri Boys State and lifetime member of the Executive Committee of the MBS Board of Directors
   
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1966  
Jerry Reuss
Jerry  ReussJerry Reuss pitched in the Major Leagues for 22 years He played for eight teams which included the St. Louis Cardinals, the Astros, the Pirates, the Dodgers, the Reds, the Angels, the White Sox, the Brewers and finished with the Pirates. He won 220 games, threw a no-hitter, played in two All-Star games and pitched in the World Series for the Dodgers. Since his retirement as an active player, he... [more]
   
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1966  
Edward J. Schifman
Edward Joseph SchifmanPresident of Interconnect Devices, Inc. in Kansas City, KS. Named 1995 Small Business Person of the Year in Kansas by U.S. Small Business Association.
   
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1965  
Joe Aull
Joe Mann AullCurrently, serving his third term in the Missouri House of Representatives representing the MO 26th District in Lexington. Elected to the House in 2004, he is a retired school administrator. During his 34-year career in education, he has served as a teacher, coach, middle school principal, high school principal and school superintendent. Most recently, he served as superintendent of the Lexington... [more]
   
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1965  
Richard A. ''Smokey'' Dyer
Richard Allen DyerCurrently Fire Chief of Kansas City, MO Fire Department and former Missouri Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal. Elected 130th President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs in 1998. Decorated Vietnam War Veteran. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State and attended Boys Nation.
   
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1965  
Elton W. Fay
Elton Weddle FayManaging Partner of Grimes, Fay and Kopp LLC., a law firm in Columbia, MO. Former member of the Columbia (MO) School Board and served as president of that board. Former Dean of Counselors of Missouri Boys State and lifetime member of the Executive of MBS Board of Directors. Currently serves as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Missouri Boys State Memorial Trust. Inducted in to the Mis... [more]
   
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1965  
Chris Ricks
Christian Trescott Ricks
   
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1965  
Edgar C. Shanks
Edgar C. ShanksManaging Partner of the Portland, OR Office of Price Waterhouse Accounting firm. Board Member and Treasurer of the Christie School, a treatment center for emotionally disturbed children.
   
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1964  
Joe Cornelison
Joseph West CornelisonCurrently, Senior Counsel at Husch Blackwell Law Firm in Kansas City, MO. Joe?s experiences as general counsel for Northwest Missouri State University and the Missouri Department of Higher Education have given him a broad foundation for counseling clients on educational matters. Before transitioning to education law, Joe served as General Counsel for defense contractor MZM, Inc. and Of Counse... [more]
   
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1964  
King F. Davis
King F. DavisCurrently, a security consultant in operations, management and training, living in Pasadena, CA. He earned an undergraduate degree at the University of Missouri - Columbia and a Master's Degree from the University of Hawaii. He is a former U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officer. He is a retired U.S. Secret Service Agent and a retired Special Forces Colonel, U.S. Army Reserves with combat duty in Op... [more]
   
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1964  
Tom D. Harmon
Tom Deryl HarmonFormer President of Jackson County State Bank and Commerce Bancshares in Kansas City, MO. Board Member of Research Hospital in Kansas City, MO. Currently serving as Assistant Treasurer of The American Legion Missouri Boys State Trust Fund. Former Treasurer of Missouri Boys State and currently serving as lifetime member of the MBS Executive Committee. Former Quartermaster of Missouri Boys State.... [more]
   
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1964  
Tom Holley
Thomas William HolleyPresident and CEO of Gramex, Inc., St. Louis, MO. Gramex owns and operates 41 Deals Nothing More Than A Dollar discount stores in eight states.
   
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1964  
William R. “Rusty” Jones
William Rogers JonesRetired as Director, Marine Corps Activities Analysis, Concepts and Requirements for SYColeman, L3 Communications in Arlington, VA. Retired (Colonel) U.S. Marine Corps Pilot and U.S. Naval Academy Graduate. Flew Cobra Helicopter operations in Vietnam and commanded Harrier squadrons in Iraq during Desert Storm. Current member of the MBS Board of Directors and serves as a Trustee of the Missouri B... [more]
   
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1964  
E. Stanley Kroenke
Enos Stanley KroenkePresident of The Kroenke Group, Real Estate Investment Firm in Columbia, MO and became owner of the Denver Nuggets of the NBA, Colorado Avalanche of the NHL and the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. Also, serves as Vice-Chairman and minority-owner of the St. Louis Rams of the NFL.
   
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1963  
James B. Hebenstreit
James Bryant HebenstreitCurrently President of Bartlett and Company in Kansas City, MO. Former Chief Financial Officer of Commerce Bancshares in Kansas City, MO. Former member of the Boys State staff. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State in 1963.
   
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1963  
Ronald R. Holliger
Ronald Ray HolligerCurrently, General Counsel for Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster. Formerly served as Judge on the Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals and serves as Co-Chairman of the Trial Judge Education Committee for Missouri. Formerly, served as Division 9 Circuit Court Judge in the Jackson County (MO). Earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Education at the University of Missouri-Kansas Ci... [more]
   
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1962  
Ron Bodinson
Ronnie Lee BodinsonBiography Ron combines his substantive knowledge of real estate law (zoning, land use, leasing, condemnation, lending, acquisitions, title and foreclosure) with his litigation experience to concentrate on federal and state trials and general civil arbitrations involving real estate disputes. For example, Ron currently represents Union Pacific Railroad Company defending a dozen federal court fiber... [more]
   
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1962  
Larry Dean Thompson
Larry Dean ThompsonCurrently Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary of PepsiCo. Previously Senior Vice-President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and corporate secretary of PepsiCo. Previously Senior Vice-President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary at Pepsico in Purchase, NY. Former Deputy Attorney General of the United States under President Georg... [more]
   
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1962  
William H. Toedebusch
William Herman ToedebuschCurrently a General Surgeon in Richmond, IN. Employed with General Surgeons, Inc. in Richmond, IN and affiliated with Reid Hospital and Health Care Services, Richmond, IN as attending staff, Randolph County Hospital in Winchester, IN as courtesy staff and Richmond Surgery Center.
   
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1961  
Robert E. Bartman
Robert E. BartmanCurrently, Superintendent of Schools at Center School District in Kansas City, MO. Former Commissioner of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Jefferson City.
   
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1961  
Jim Bohannon
James Everett BohannonSyndicated Talk Show Host on the Westwood One Radio Network. A 40-year broadcast veteran, he replaced Larry King in 1993 as night-time news talk show host and is now heard on nearly 500 stations nationwide with a listening audience of 7 million people. He is also an author, his first book entitled “America In Crisis: Making Things Right In A Nation Gone Wrong” has many fans and is published thro... [more]
   
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1961  
J. Paul Duffenback
John Paul DuffenbackDecorated Vietnam War Veteran. Currently a Principal with at HNTB Corporation, one of the nation’s largest architectural fims, located in Overland Park, KS. Formerly a partner with Calcara, Duffendack, Foss, Manlove, Inc. in Kansas City, MO. Currently, serves as Chairman of the Leawood (KS) City Planning Commission.
   
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1961  
Norman E. Fretwell
Norman Elliott FretwellPartner with Spencer, Fane, Britt & Browne Law Firm in Kansas City, MO. Chairman Heartland School of Riding for Handicapped Children in Kansas City, MO. Former West Point First Captain. Former Dean of Counselors of Missouri Boys State and lifetime member of the Executive Committee of the MBS Board of Directors. Currently serves as a Trustee for The American Legion Missouri Boys State Trust Fund.
   
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1961  
Lynn A. Harmon
Lynn A. HarmonFormerly President of the Board of Governors at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. Former Chairman of the Board, Mercantile Bank of Warrensburg (formerly Citizens-Jackson County Bank) and former Chairman and CEO of Central Mortgage Bancshares, Inc., Kansas City, MO.
   
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1961  
Richard A. King*
Richard A. KingFormerly, Chairman and CEO of King Hershey, a Kansas City law firm specializing in development and commercial law. A recognized expert in structuring public/private financial transactions, King was the first member of the private sector to be elected to the position of President of the Missouri Economic Development Financing Association, having previously served for four years as vice president an... [more]
   
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1961  
James M. Stacy
James Michael StacyCurrently, President of MC Lioness Realty Group, Inc./DST Systems, a full service Corporate and Investment real estate firm in Kansas City, MO. Also, Certified Property Manager (CPM) and Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Also, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Brush Creek Community Partners. He is Past President and Vice-President of the Metropolitan Board of Real... [more]
   
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1960  
J. T. Battenberg
Jacob Townsend BattenbergRetired as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of Delphi Corporation (mobile electronics and transportation components and systems) from November 1998 to July 2005. He led Delphi and its precursor, the Automotive Components Group Worldwide (a General Motors Corporation business), since 1992. He was an officer of General Motors Corporation from 1988 through 1998, and was el... [more]
   
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1960  
Bob Kustra
Robert Walter KustraCurrently President of Boise State University in Boise, ID. He was named president of Boise State University in 2003. He formerly served as president of Eastern Kentucky University and was the 43rd Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (January 14, 1991–July 1, 1998). He sought the Republican nomination for US Senate in 1996 to succeed Paul Simon but was defeated in the primary by then-State Representat... [more]
   
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1960  
Mike B. Peters
Mike Bartley PetersPultizer Prize winning political cartoonist for the Dayton (OH) Daily News and creator of globally syndicated comic “Mother Goose and Grimm”. Recipient of the 2003 George W. Lehr Memorial Speakers Chair at Missouri Boys State.
   
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1960  
Thomas G. Plaskett
Thomas G. PlaskettCurrently Managing Director of Fox Run Capital Associates in Irving, TX. Former CEO and President of American Airlines, Continental Airlines and Pan Am Airlines. Former member of the MBS staff and Board of Directors. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State and represented Missouri at Boys Nation.
   
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1959  
Donald R. Carmody
Donald Raymond CarmodyCurrently, Principal at the St. Louis law firm of Carmody MacDonald, P.C. As a founding partner of the firm, he has lead the creation of what has become the largest direct written premium insurer of healthcare professionals in Missouri. He also serves as vice chairman of a major Missouri banking corporation, lead counsel in multiple complicated real estate transactions, and lead litigator in a v... [more]
   
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1959  
Gerald L. Jones
Gerald Lynn JonesPresident, Pyramid Home Care in Caruthersville, MO. A company delivering home health services to 110 counties in MO.
   
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1959  
A. Keith Weber
Anthony Keith WeberPresident, Midland Properties in Kansas City, MO.
   
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1958  
Allen Bell
Allen  BellImmigration Lawyer and President of ABC Travel Company in Kansas City, MO.
   
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1958  
Michael D. Garrett
Michael David GarrettCurrently serving as Circuit Judge - Barry County (MO) Circuit Court. Former Barry County Prosecuting Attorney and Former Director of Missouri Department of Public Safety (the first ever to hold the position). Elected Missouri Boys State Governor in 1958.
   
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1958  
Ted Kulongoski
Theodore Ralph KulongoskiCurrently, serving his second term as Governor of Oregon. He grew up in a Catholic boys' home in St. Louis in the 1950’s. After high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps in 1960. When he returned from duty in Southeast Asia, he spent a few years as a truck driver and bricklayer in a steel mill in Alton, Ill. Those experiences, along with the GI Bill, gave him the impetus and the finan... [more]
   
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1958  
C. Patrick McLarney
Charles Patrick McLarneyCurrently, Partner at the Kansas City law firm of Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. He began practice at the firm in 1968. He served as a litigator and Chair of the Tort Section. He supervised litigation and tried cases for 15 years while also serving as Managing Partner who saw the growth of the firm from 65 lawyers in one office to more than 500 lawyers in 10 offices with two offices overseas. He is ac... [more]
   
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1955  
Herbert M. Kohn
Herbert M. KohnCurrently a Partner and member of the Executive Committee at Bryan Cave Law Firm in Kansas City, MO. Former Chairman of the Board of Linde Thompson Law Firm in Kansas City, MO. Active in the Kansas City Chapter of the United Way. Former Director and Dean of Counselors for Missouri Boys State. Instrumental in creation and development of the A. B. Weyer Memorial Trust (now The American Legion Mis... [more]
   
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1955  
Bill W. Stacy
Bill W. StacyCurrently Headmaster at Baylor School, a preparatory academy in Chattanooga, TN. Former Chancellor of the University of Tennessee – Chattanooga (1997-2004). Former President – University of California at San Marcos (1989-1997). Former President - Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau (1980-1989).
   
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1954  
Harold L. Caskey
Harold L. CaskeyCurrently, partner in Caskey Hopkins Law Firm in Butler, MO. Formerly, State Senator in Missouri’s 31st District. He was first elected to the Missouri Senate in 1976 and has held his office ever since. He serves on several Senate committees and is Chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee. He serves as Democratic Caucus Chairman in the Senate and he makes his home in Butler, MO.
   
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1954  
Robert S. Hunt*
Robert Sherlock HuntFormer President of the Cape Girardeau Surgical Clinic in Cape Girardeau, MO. He earned his undergraduate degree at Westminster College in 1959 and his doctorate at Washington University - St. Louis School of Medicine in 1963. He was a surgeon in the Cape Girardeau community since 1970. He served as a MASH Unit surgeon in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a Fellow with the American ... [more]
   
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1954  
David L. Knight
David L.  KnightCurrently, a partner in the Knight & Salladay in Columbia, MO. Formerly a partner with the Knight, Ford, Wright, Atwill, Parshall and Baker Law Firm. He attended University of Missouri, receiving his undergraduate degree in 1959, and his J.D. in 1962. In law school, he was a member of the order of the Coif, Board of Editors for Missouri Law Review, and was published in the Missouri Law Review fo... [more]
   
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1954  
George W. Lehr*
George W. LehrFormer Missouri State Auditor and Executive Director Central States Pension Fund. He was born in Kirksville, Missouri in 1937. After graduating from the University of Iowa with a degree in accounting, he was appointed auditor of Jackson County, Missouri in 1963. He was elected county executive from 1971 to 1974. During his watch the County built the Truman Sports Complex. In 1974, he was elected M... [more]
   
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1954  
Jerry Litton*
Jerry  LittonFormer U.S. Congressman from Chillicothe, MO active on the House Committee on Agriculture. He was the Democratic Primary Winner in the race for U.S. Senate in Missouri in 1976. He and his family died tragically in an airplane crash en route to his victory celebration following his primary victory. He was born on a farm near Lock Springs, Daviess County, Mo., May 12, 1937. He was educated in the... [more]
   
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1954  
Gary L. Smith
Gary L. SmithFormer Director of Admissions and Registrar at the University of Missouri - Columbia.
   
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1954  
Duane Sterling
Duane  SterlingRecently retired as Executive Director of Rotary International Trust Fund, Chicago, IL. Former University Director for Planning, Government and Information Services at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. Former Dean of Administration at Missouri Boys State and lifetime member of the Executive Committee of MBS Board Of Directors.
   
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1953  
Stuart D. Jordan
Stuart D. JordanCurrently, a member of the civil servant staff at the Solar Physics Branch of the Laboratory of Astronomy and Solar Physics at NASA. Graduated with Honors from Washington University in St. Louis in 1958, attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship in 1959, served four years as an Air Force Lieutenant in the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, completed a Ph.D. in 1968 while working at ... [more]
   
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1953  
Ralph Varnum
Ralph  VarnumPresident and Founder of Varnum, Armstrong, Deeter Real Estate Company in Kansas City, MO.
   
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1951  
William Phelps
William  Phelps1996 Republican nominee for U.S. Representative in Missouri’s 4th Congressional District. Former two-term Lt. Governor in the state of Missouri and former Senior Vice-President of American General Insurance Company in Dallas, TX. Former National President of the Pachyderm Clubs an official auxiliary of the Republican National Committee. Inducted into the MBS Hall of Fame in 1990. Elected Chie... [more]
   
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1950  
Fielding D. Potashnick*
Fielding D. PotashnickFormerly, a partner at the Potashnick Law Firm. He practiced as a lawyer for more than 30 years in Sikeston. He served as Scott County prosecuting attorney, Sikeston municipal judge and secretary of the Sikeston Board of Education for many years. He was a founder of the Bootheel Bass Busters Fishing Club. He also served in the U.S. Army. Elected Governor of Missouri Boys State and attended Boys ... [more]
   
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1949  
William W. Quigg*
William W. QuiggFormerly President and CEO of Central Bank in Jefferson City, MO. He also served as president of the Missouri Bankers Foundation for eleven years, and was a past president of the Missouri Bankers Association. The Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce has recognized his lifetime of contributions by naming the William W. Quigg Leadership Award in his honor. The award is given yearly to the individua... [more]
   
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1948  
Joseph Tygett, M.D.*
Joseph Norris TygettDr. Joseph Norris Tygett, 80, of Cape Girardeau, beloved obstetrician, died Monday, July 18, 2011, in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 28, 1931, in Paris, Ill., to Glenn J. and Mildred Norris Tygett. He and Angela Rose Williams Tygett were married Aug. 8, 1980. Tygett was a 1949 graduate of Central High School. He attended Boys State in 1948, and earned the honor of Eagle Scout. He receiv... [more]
   
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1944  
Don Tranin*
Don  TraninFormer Co-owner and President of Paper Supply Company and the Jewish Community Foundation in Kansas City, MO. A Kansas City native, he was on the board of directors of Menorah Hospital in Kansas City and was instrumental in the hospital's relocation. The board later sold the hospital to Health Midwest and the money was used to start the Jewish Heritage Foundation, of which he was the first presid... [more]
   
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1940  
George Parker*
George  ParkerFormer Missouri State Representative and Founder and National Chairman Emeritus of the National Pachyderm Clubs, an official auxiliary of the Republican National Committee. He was a decorated WWII bomber pilot who served three terms in the state House of Representatives until he ran an unsuccessful campaign for State Treasurer. During his three terms in the Missouri House of Representatives he w... [more]
   
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1939  
Stephen T. Boggs
Stephen T. BoggsEmeritus Professor of Anthropology at University of Hawaii – Manoa with expertise in sociolinguistics and socialization, methods, education, ethnic groups in Hawaii. In 1986, he authored Speaking, Relating & Learning from Greenwood Publishing Group. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard in 1947 and his doctorate from Washington University in 1954. He was elected Governor of Missour... [more]
   
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1939  
Hugh Stephenson*
Hugh  StephensonDistinguished Physician and medical school pioneer at University of Missouri-Columbia. Serves as Growdon distinguished professor of surgery emeritus, has played a vital role in developing medical education and treatment at MU for nearly 50 years. In 2003, the University of Missouri School of Medicine named their Department of Surgery the Hugh E. Stephenson Jr. Department of Surgery. He graduated... [more]
   
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1939  
Lennie O. Whitworth, Jr.
Lennie Oscar WhitworthFounder of the Whitworth-Muench Company, a civil engineering and materials testing firm in Sikeston, MO. He recently retired from a distinguished career in civil engineering and has been an active member of the Sikeston Rotary Club for 50 years. He is an active member of Hunter Memorial First Presbyterian Church in Sikeston and is an active supporter of the local chapters of the American Red Cro... [more]
   
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1938  
LeRoy Miller
LeRoy  MillerCurrently, retired physician in Columbia, MO. He earned his B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his B.S. in Medicine from University of Tennessee. He is a member of the Columbia Pachyderm Club and the Cosmo International Luncheon Club of Columbia.
   
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1938  
C.C. Richardson*
Charles C. RichardsonFormer president of Richardson Printing Co. in Kansas City, MO. Elected first-ever governor of the first Missouri Boys State in 1938. He was instrumental in the creation and development of the A. B. Weyer Memorial Trust (now known as The Missouri Boys State Memorial Trust). He served as a lifetime member of the Executive Committee of the MBS Board of Directors.

Missouri Boys State 1962, UCM Warrensburg, Missouri

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