Former State Fair Director Returns to Post

1 decade 2 years 7 months ago Wednesday, February 21 2007 Feb 21, 2007 Wednesday, February 21, 2007 1:51:02 PM CST February 21, 2007 in News
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SEDALIA (AP)- Governor Blunt's office announced the hiring of former director of the Missouri State Fair Marion Lucas is returning to the job. Lucas was hired to replace Mel Willard, who retired at the beginning of the year. Lucas was director of the Missouri State Fair from 1981 to 1986. He left to become manager and C-E-O of the Iowa State Fair until he retired in 2002. Lucas is also a former chairman of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. The 85-thousand dollar a year job will begin on April 1st. The 105th Missouri State Fair will be August 9th to the 19th.

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