|Majority Leader of the Missouri Senate|
September 15, 2015
|Preceded by||Ron Richard|
|Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 6th district
January 5, 2011
|Preceded by||Carl M. Vogel|
January 17, 1962 |
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Mike Kehoe was born and raised in the St. Louis area by his single-parent mother, the youngest of six children. He attended Chaminade College Preparatory School. At age 25 he began working for Osage Industries, a company involved with auto parts and the manufacturing of ambulances. After selling Osage Industries in 1992 Kehoe purchased an auto dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri, which he still owns and operates when not involved with legislative business. Senator Kehoe and his wife Claudia are the parents of four children.
Mike Kehoe was appointed by Governor Matt Blunt to the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission in 2005. Despite not having held elected office before Kehoe ran for the 6th District State Senate seat in 2010 to succeed Carl Vogel. In a close Republican primary he defeated three other candidates to advance to the 2010 general election, where he ran unopposed.
- Vice-Chairman, Transportation Committee
- Member, Education Committee
- Member, Commerce Committee
- Member, Consumer Protection Committee
- Member, Energy & the Environment Committee
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2011-01-19.