Former Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer dies at 63

Carl Brewer
Posted at 11:01 AM, Jun 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-12 12:01:59-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Wichita Mayor and Kansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Carl Brewer has died.

Wichita NBC affiliate KSN-TV reports Brewer died overnight from “ongoing health issues.” Brewer was 63.

Brewer served two terms as mayor of Kansas’ largest city.

In 2017, he ran in the Democratic primary for Kansas governor, a race he lost to eventual Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly.