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Former MO Republican Party exec. director dies


St. Louis, MO – Former Missouri Republican Party executive director Terrence Patrick Fusselman, Jr. died Friday. He was 47 and died Friday at his home in the St. Louis suburb of Beverly Hills. A cause of death was not given.

Fusselman was born in Moberly. In 1989, he was hired by the Missouri Republican Party to run a special election in Lafayette County.

Four years later he was appointed assistant to the Minority Caucus Chair in the Missouri House and returned to the Missouri Republican Party in 1994. For the next eight years, he held various positions, including director of computer services, chief of staff and executive director.

Survivors include his wife, two sons, a stepson, a stepdaughter, his parents, six brothers, and his grandmother.