For over 37 years, Carl E.
Officer has been a committed and dedicated public servant to
the voters and citizens of E. St. Louis and St. Clair County, IL.
In 1979, Carl was elected as mayor of E. St. Louis, becoming the
nation’s youngest mayor, at the age of 27, and presided for four
terms; as well as having served on the school board of E. St.
Louis School District 189.
He currently serves as Vice President of Officer Funeral Home,
P.C. with a B.S. in Political Science from Miami University of
Oxford Ohio and is a graduate of Harvard University’s John F.
Kennedy Program for Senior Executives in State and Local
His memberships include the Illinois Funeral Director’s
Association, The St. Clair county Funeral Director’s Association,
The International Order of the Golden Rule, Kappa Alpha Psi
Fraternity and is a 33 rd degree Mason.
As a third generation legacy to his family tradition of service to
the bereaved, Carl is seeking election to the office of Coroner
for St. Clair County, believing that compassion and service have
no allegiance to party and that dedication and hard work are