Carl R. Gerlach

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Carl R. Gerlach
Mayor of Overland Park, Kansas
Assumed office
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Political party Republican

Carl R. Gerlach is the mayor of Overland Park, Kansas. He was elected in 2005,[1] and re-elected in 2009. Prior to that, he served on the city council from 1995 to 2005.[2] He is a Republican.

Gerlach earned his bachelor's degree in business administration in 1976 from Kansas State University,[2] where he also played on the men's basketball team.[3][4] He was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in 1976,[5] but was released from his contract due to an injury suffered during training. Soon thereafter he started a career in the promotional products industry.[6]


  1. ^ "The Political Graveyard". Lawrence Kestenbaum. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Mayor Carl Gerlach". City of Overland Park. Retrieved 10 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "OVERLAND PARK MAYOR REPRESENTING K-STATE ON GROUP THAT ENHANCES REGION'S ECONOMY, QUALITY OF LIFE". Kansas State University. Jan 26, 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  4. ^ "Wildcats In The Pros". Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "Historical NBA Transactions on June 8". Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  6. ^ Pechuls, Anne (January 2006). "Taking The Gavel". PPB. Promotional Products Association International. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 27 January 2011. 

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