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LWV League of Women Voters of St Louis Information Service
State of Missouri August 5, 2008 Election
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C. Lillian Metzger
Answers Questions

Candidate for
Lieutenant Governor; State of Missouri; Democratic Party


The questions were prepared by the League of Women Voters of Missouri and asked of all candidates for this office.
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Questions & Answers

1. What are your Qualifications for Office? (200 word limit)

Born and raised in South St. Louis, Missouri. Graduated Roosevelt High School - St. Louis - 1942 I attended St. Louis University School of Commerce and Finance.

1942 to 1953, On staff of Chief of Police in St. Louis, Mo.

1954 to 1969 - Mother, Homemaker - Volunteer, including Church and childrens' activities. 15+ years as Girl Scout volunteer.

1967 to 1987 Church Secretary. 1978 to 1988 Paralegal, U.S. Attorney's Office, E.D. Missouri. Supervisor, Debt Collection Unit, retired June 1988. Served on the staff Atty GEn, Ed Meese, Washington D.C., 6 years evaluator, reviwer, instructor of U.S. Attorney Offices, Debt Collection Units, throughout the United States.

NOTE: I served on Gov. Carnahan's transition team.

Volunteer activities in Troy, Lincoln COunty, Missouri.

Troy Area Council on Aging Past Pres. Board for TACOA. Elected in Senior Centers in Lincoln, Warren and Montgomery Counties to Missouri Silver Haired Legislature in 1989.

Member of then Lt. Gov. Roger Wilson's Senior Advisory Panel. Served on the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging (GAC) March 22, 1996. Appointed to first three year term on December 30, 1998. Served as past Chairman of Legislative and Transportation Committee.

Appointed by Gov. Carnahan as Delegate to White House Conference on Aging Washington, D.C., May 1995.

2. What plans do you have to address your top three priorities? (100 word limit)

Present to Legislators for sponsorship.

Responses to questions asked of each candidate are reproduced as submitted to the League.  Candidates' statements are presented as submitted. Word limits apply for each question. Direct references to opponents are not permitted.

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