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Derio Gambaro

Born: Dec 6, 1955

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Derio Gambaro

Date of Birth : Dec 6, 1955

Derio L. Gambaro is an American politician. He previously served in the Missouri House of Representatives where he represented a portion of South St. Louis including The Hill and Dogtown neighborhoods. He is a Democrat. Gambaro grew up in St. Louis and graduated from St. Louis University High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy for two years and graduated from St. Louis University in 1979. Gambaro and his wife, Linda, live on the St. Louis Hill with their four children: Anna, Derio J., Catherine, and Margaret. In 1998, Gambaro was elected State Representative, defeating incumbent Tom Bauer in the Democratic primary election. Gambaro was re-elected in 2000 and did not seek re-election in 2002. He later served on the St. Louis board of election commissioners. In 2006, after several years out of elective office, Gambaro was an unsuccessful candidate for the 4th District Missouri State Senate seat being vacated by Pat Dougherty. The Democratic primary election was heavily contested, and no Republicans or third party candidates sought the seat.


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