Bob Dixon (Missouri politician)

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Bob Dixon
Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 30th district
Assumed office
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 140th district
In office
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Amanda Dixon
Residence Springfield, Missouri
Alma mater Drury University

Bob Dixon is an American Republican politician currently serving the Missouri State Senate. He formerly served in the Missouri House of Representatives. He is a resident of Springfield, Missouri.

Dixon was first elected to the house in 2002 and served four terms. Between 2004 and 2008 he served as Majority Caucus Chairman and chaired the House Transportation committee.

Academic background[edit]

Dixon has a Master of Education degree in Human Services and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, both from Drury University. Dixon graduated high school from the Christian Schools of Springfield. He is a member of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.

Personal life[edit]

Dixon and his wife, Amanda, have three daughters: Grace, Rose, and Olivia. They currently live in Springfield, Missouri where they are regular members of a local church.

Organization memberships[edit]

Dixon is member to the Rogersville, Springfield, and Strafford chambers of commerce, as well as the Missouri Farm Bureau, the James River Basin Partnership, the North Springfield Betterment Association, the Kiwanis Club of Springfield North, and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Dixon serves on the Board of Trustees of the History Museum for Springfield-Greene County, the board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Dogwood Trails Council, Inc. and the Board of Associates of New Covenant Academy. Dixon and his wife also serve on the Association of Evangel University Family and Friends Executive Council.

Political positions[edit]

Dixon is a conservative in thought; he is centered on crime prevention and public safety, tax reform, and likes the idea of a more limited government.

Famous Quotes[edit]

"Liberty schmiberty. I've heard enough about people's liberty being taken away. I'm tried of hearing these arguments over and over again, they just don't hold any water for me." [1]

Committee and task force service[edit]

Dixon is serving or has served on the following house committees:

  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Standing Committee on Economic Development
  • Trade and Cultural Affairs
  • Criminal Justice Task Force
  • Internet Cyber Crime Task force