Matt Blunt

  • Office Held:  None presently 
  • Party:  Republican 
  • Home City & County:  Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County 
  • Education:  Jefferson City High School; U.S. Naval Academy, (B.A. in history), 1993. 
  • Previous Elected Office:  Missouri House, district 139, 1998-2000; Secretary of State, 2000-2004; Governor, 2005-2009. 
  • Military:  Lt. Command U. S. Navy Reserves.  Served aboard the USS Jack Williams and USS Peterson and in Great Britain.  
  • Birth date & Place:  November 20, 1970, Springfield, Missouri 
  • Family: Wife, Melanie; son, William Branch (another child expected in 2009). 
  • Occupation: Naval officer.  Currently on board of directors of Copart, an auto salvage company in California; an advisor to Solamere Capital, a Boston equity firm; and a consultant for Cassidy and Associates, a Washington, D.C. lobbying firm. 

In 2004, Matt Blunt defeated Claire McCaskill for governor by 50.8% to 47.9%.

 

 

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