Mike Parson Bio Overview
Mike Parson is an American politician and former officer of law enforcement. Mike is the 57th Governor of Missouri. He is a Republican Party supporter.
Mike was born on 17th September 1955. He is 65 years old as of 2020. His birth sign is Sagittarius. Mike was born in Wheatland, Missouri, US. Mike was raised on a farm in Hickory country. His home town is in Bolivar, Missouri. Mike is an American with white Ethnicity. Mike is now residing in the Governor’s mansion.
Quick facts and information about Mike Parson
|Full name||Michael L. Parson|
|Date of birth||September 17, 1955|
|Birth Place||Wheatland, Missouri, U.S.|
|Home town||Bolivar, Missouri|
|Education||Wheatland High School/ University of Maryland/ University of Hawaii|
|Marital Status||Married (Teresa Parson)|
|Social Media||Facebook/ Instagram/ Twitter|
|Net Worth||Approx. $3 million|
Mike Parson: Body Measurement and more
|Height||5’7” (1.70 m)|
|Weight||70kg (154 lbs.)|
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
Mike Parson is 5’7″ (1.70 m) in height with a weight of 70kg (154 lbs.). Mike has a dark brown eye color with blonde hair.
Mike Parson: Education
Mike graduated from Wheatland high school in 1973. In 1975, Mike was enlisted in the Army of the United States in 1975. He did two tours in the Military Police for over six years, moving up to sergeant. While working in the army, he took night classes at the University. He attended the University of Maryland and the University of Hawaii.
Mike Parson: Career
In 1981, Mike returned to Hickory County, following his military service, to serve as a deputy. He transferred to the Sheriff’s Office of Polk County in 1983 to become its first criminal investigator. In 1973, Mike started a cow and calf operation and become a third-generation farmer. Parson served as sheriff of Polk County for 11 years before being elected to the House of Representatives of Missouri in 2004.
On November 8, 2016, Parson was elected as Missouri’s lieutenant governor. On January 9, 2017, he took office. Parson is a former member of the Missouri Senate. In 2010, he was first elected to the Senate and in his first term served as Majority Caucus Whip. He was elected in 2004 and served until he joined the State Senate in 2011. He served as chairperson of the House Rules Committee during his tenure as a state representative. Parson is a former member of the House of Representatives of Missouri.
On the 2016 campaign website, Parson highlighted five key issues on his 2016 campaign website which are advocating agricultural legislation, reducing the regulation of firearms, restricting access to abortion, reducing taxes, and decreasing government spending.
Mike Parson: Relationship
Mike is married to Teresa Parson in 1975. The couple lived in Bolivar, Missouri with their two children named Stephanie, Jonathan.
Mike Parson: Social Media
Mike Parson is active on Facebook. He has two Facebook page account, Mike Parson with 30k followers and Governor Mike Parson with 76k followers. He is also active on Instagram with 10.2k followers.
He is also active on twitter. He has two accounts, Governor Mike Parson with 42.6k followers and Mike Parson with 20.7k followers.
Mike Parson: Net worth
Mike Parson has a net worth of approximately $3 million as of 2020. Besides politics, he earns from his business and other organizations.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson and his wife Teresa tested positive for COVID-19 in 24th September 2020
Governor Mike Parson and his wife Teresa Parson tested positive for COVID-19 on 24th September. Teresa was tested after experiencing mild symptoms on Wednesday morning. Although no symptoms were experienced by the Governor, he was also tested and received a positive result. Governor Parson feels healthy at this time, and the symptoms of the First Lady remain mild.
Mike Parson will continue to do all his duties from the Governor’s Mansion for the next 10 days. He will virtually participate in planned events, calls, and interviews. Governor’s Office employees, Mansion employees, and security staff have been tested as a precautionary measure and are awaiting results.