|Member of the Missouri State Senate|
He was born in Webster County, Missouri, and educated in the schools of Marshfield, where he was an active member of Future Farmers of America. He later went to the University of Missouri, where he was elected to the MU Senate, and obtained a master's degree in agriculture there. He is the owner and operator of a third-generation family farm where he raises row crops.
He attends the First Baptist Church, and has served on the Soil and Water District Commission, the Agriculture Advisory Commission, and a farmer representative on the James River Partnership. He has also served as president of the Marshfield School Board and the Webster Electric Co-op Foundation Board, and as state corporate board member of the Missouri Farmer's Association.
He was first elected to the Missouri State Senate in 2002. Due to Missouri term limit restrictions he was ineligible to run again in 2010.
- Official Manual, State of Missouri, 2005-2006. Jefferson City, Missouri:Secretaty of State.
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