BAILEY, R. Wendell, (1940 - )


BAILEY, R. Wendell, a Representative from Missouri; born in Willow Springs, Mo., July 30, 1940; graduated from Willow Springs High School, Willow Springs, Mo.; B.S., Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, Mo., 1962; automobile dealer; member, Willow Springs, Mo., city council, 1969-1971; mayor, Willow Springs, Mo., 1971-1972; member of the Missouri state house of representatives, 1972-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh Congress (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1983); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-eighth Congress in 1982; Missouri state treasurer, 1985-1993; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Missouri in 1992; unsuccessful candidate for election as lieutenant governor of Missouri in 2000.