Lyda Krewson


Lyda Krewson (born November 14, 1953[1]) is an American Democratic politician. She is the 46th and current Mayor of St. Louis, Missouri since April 2017.[2] From 1997 and 2017, she was the alderman of St. Louis's 28th ward.[3] She is the first female mayor of St. Louis.

Lyda Krewson
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46th Mayor of St. Louis
Assumed office
April 18, 2017
Preceded byFrancis Slay
Personal details
Born (1953-11-14) November 14, 1953 (age 66)
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jeff Krewson (Deceased 1995)
Mike Owens (1998–present)
EducationTruman State University (BA)
University of Missouri, St. Louis (BS)