Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor of the State of Missouri

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Recap Governor Parson's 2020 State of the State Address

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Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed the Honorable Sarah A. Castle as Circuit Judge for the 16th Judicial Circuit.

Today, Governor Mike Parson ordered U.S. and Missouri flags be flown at half-staff at government buildings in Dunklin County on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 in honor of Kennett Police Department Major Rick Groves, the department’s Assistant Chief.

Today, Governor Mike Parson appointed Judge Kelly C. Broniec to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Today, Governor Mike Parson attended a land dedication event for a new Veterans Community Project campus in St. Louis.

About the Governor

Governor Parson and Theresa Parson

Michael L. Parson

57th Governor of Missouri

Governor Parson is a veteran who served six years in the U.S. Army. He served more than 22 years in law enforcement as the sheriff of Polk County. He also served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2005-2011, in the Missouri Senate from 2011-2017, and as Lieutenant Governor in 2017-2018.

Governor Parson and First Lady Teresa live in Bolivar. Together they have two grown children and six grandchildren. He was raised on a farm in Hickory County and graduated from Wheatland High School in Wheatland, Missouri. He is a small business owner and a third generation farmer who currently owns and operates a cow and calf operation near their hometown of Bolivar. Governor Parson has a passion for sports, agriculture, Christ, and people.

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