McCASKILL, Claire (1953-)
Senate Years of Service: 2007-2019

MCCASKILL, CLAIRE, a Senator from Missouri; born in Rolla, Mo., July 24, 1953; attended Hickman High School in Columbia, Mo.; graduated University of Missouri, Columbia 1975; J.D., University of Missouri, Columbia 1978; Missouri State house of representatives 1982-1988; Jackson County prosecutor 1992-1998; unsuccessful candidate for governor 2004; Missouri State auditor 1998-2006; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2006; reelected in 2012, and served from January 3, 2007, to January 3, 2019; was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2018.

State Historical Society of Missouri
Center for Missouri Studies
St. Louis, MO
Papers: Senatorial papers.

  • McCaskill, Claire. Plenty Ladylike. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015.