|57th Governor of Missouri|
|Assumed office |
June 1, 2018
|Preceded by||Eric Greitens|
|47th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri|
January 9, 2017 – June 1, 2018
|Preceded by||Peter Kinder|
|Member of the Missouri Senate|
from the 28th district
January 5, 2011 – January 4, 2017
|Preceded by||Delbert Scott|
|Succeeded by||Sandy Crawford|
|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives|
from the 133rd district
January 2005 – January 5, 2011
|Preceded by||Ronnie Miller|
|Succeeded by||Sue Entlicher|
|Sheriff of Polk County|
|Preceded by||Charles Simmons|
|Succeeded by||Steven Bruce|
|Born||September 17, 1955|
Wheatland, Missouri, U.S.
|Education||University of Maryland, College Park|
University of Hawaii, Manoa
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1975–1981|
Michael L. Parson (born September 17, 1955) is an American politician and former law enforcement officer. He is the 57th and current Governor of Missouri since June 1, 2018. He was the 47th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri from January 9, 2017 until becoming governor in June 2018. He became governor when Eric Greitens resigned on June 1, 2018.
Parson was a Republican member of the Missouri Senate representing the 28th district from 2011 to 2017. Parson served three terms in the Missouri House of Representatives from the 133rd district (2005–2011). Parson served as the Majority Caucus Whip in the Senate during the 96th General Assembly.
References[change | change source]
- "Gov. Eric Greitens resigns effective June 1. A look at his rise and fall". stltoday.com.
- "Senator Mike Parson". Senate.mo.gov. Retrieved January 17, 2018.
- Erickson, Kurt (September 23, 2020). "Parson, his wife both test positive for COVID-19; governor postpones travel, debate". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Retrieved September 23, 2020.