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Charles Bertan Wheeler, Jr.
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Dr. Charles Wheeler
49th Mayor of Kansas City
In office
April 10, 1971 – April 10, 1979
Preceded by Ilus W. Davis
Succeeded by Richard L. Berkley
Personal details
Born August 10, 1926 (1926-08-10) (age 95)
Kansas City, Missouri
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Marjorie Martin Wheeler
Children Gordon, Mark, Marion, Graham, Nina
Residence Kansas City, Missouri

Charles Bertan Wheeler, Jr. (born August 10, 1926) is an American politician. He is a former Missouri state senator and a former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri from 1971 to 1979, in addition to having held other elected offices.

On March 28, 2016, Wheeler filed to for Governor. He placed third in the primary with 7.9 percent in an election won by Chris Koster who had 78.08 percent of the vote.

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