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Voters Guide: Bob McDavid

March 12, 2010 | 6:27 p.m. CST

Bob McDavidBob McDavid, 63, has been a member of the Boone Hospital Board of Trustees for the last 12 years and currently serves as the board's chairman. McDavid graduated from the MU School of Medicine and practiced obstetrics/gynecology for 28 years. McDavid supports the proposition for downtown cameras. His platform is keeping Columbia safe, protecting the integrity of Columbia's neighborhoods and creating new jobs in Columbia. McDavid said he sees the mayor position as that of a salesman.

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Bob McDavid

ADDRESS: 3609 Arbor Court

PERSONAL: Age 63. He is married to Suzanne McDavid. They have two children, Kim Schmidt, 37, and Scott McDavid, 34; and three grandchildren.

OCCUPATION: Retired; medical doctor, specialized in obstetrics and gynecology.

EDUCATION: Attended University of Missouri-Rolla for one year and MU for two years of undergraduate education; earned his medical doctor degree at MU, graduating in 1972; specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology at University Hospital, 1972-74.

BACKGROUND: Member of the Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees for the past 12 years and chairman of the trustees since 2007. He attends Missouri United Methodist Church.

ON THE WEB: McDavid's campaign Web site is He also has a Facebook page and a Twitter account.

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