Nancy Farmer (politician)

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For the author, see Nancy Farmer

Nancy Farmer (born September 11, 1956) is Missouri politician who was the 43rd State Treasurer of Missouri, serving from 2001 to 2005.[1]

Farmer was raised in Jacksonville, Illinois and graduated from Illinois College there in 1979.[2]

From 1993 to 1997, she served in the Missouri House of Representatives. During her tenure in the state legislature, she served as chairwoman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee,[2]

Farmer served as Assistant Treasurer under then-State Treasurer Bob Holden since 1997, then was elected State Treasurer of Missouri herself in November 2000. She was the first woman to hold both posts.[2]

She was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate in the 2004 United States Senate election in Missouri, running against incumbent Republican Kit Bond.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nancy Farmer". Clint Zweifel. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Nancy Farmer: 43rd State Treasurer: 2001-2004". Missouri State Treasurer website. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Stoff
Missouri State Representative - District 64
1993–1997
Succeeded by
Bob Hilgemann
Preceded by
Bob Holden
Missouri State Treasurer
2001–2005
Succeeded by
Sarah Steelman
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jay Nixon
Democratic Party nominee for United States Senator from Missouri (Class 3)
2004
Succeeded by
Robin Carnahan