Nancy Farmer (politician)

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Nancy Farmer
Treasurer of Missouri
In office
January 8, 2001 – January 10, 2005
Governor Bob Holden
Preceded by Bob Holden
Succeeded by Sarah Steelman
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 64th district
In office
January 1993 – January 1997
Preceded by Tom Stoff
Succeeded by Bob Hilgemann
Personal details
Born (1956-09-11) September 11, 1956 (age 60)
Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Illinois College

Nancy Farmer (born September 11, 1956) 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 1993-97, 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.[citation needed]


  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. 
Missouri House of Representatives
Preceded by
Tom Stoff
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 64th district

Succeeded by
Bob Hilgemann
Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Holden
Treasurer of Missouri
Succeeded by
Sarah Steelman
Party political offices
Preceded by
Jay Nixon
Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator from Missouri
(Class 3)

Succeeded by
Robin Carnahan