ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Mayor Francis Slay appointed a City of St. Louis alderwoman to the post of Recorder of Deeds.

Ward 15 Alderwoman Jennifer Florida took the oath of office Monday morning, according to Mayor Slay's spokesperson Maggie Crane. Friday, former Recorder of Deeds Sharon Carpenter resigned from office.

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Florida will serve in office the remainder of Carpenter's term, which ends Dec. 31, 2014.

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