Mel Carnahan

 

 

Age: 66

 

Summary: highly-respected governor of Missouri who was engaged in a tight race for the U.S. Senate with Republican incumbent John Ashcroft, and who was known as an honest, up-front politician.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: February 11, 1934

 

Died: October 16, 2000

 

Location: Goldman, Missouri