Ed Wildberger

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Ed Wildberger
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 27th district
Assumed office
January 2003
Succeeded by Pat Conway
Personal details
Born (1949-08-13) August 13, 1949 (age 67)
St. Joseph, Missouri
Political party Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Connie
Residence St. Joseph, Missouri
Alma mater Johnson County Community College
Occupation firefighter, retired
Religion Christian

Ed Wildberger is a former Democratic member of the Missouri House of Representatives. He represented District 27 from 2003 to 2009, and even served as Minority Caucus Chairman. On November 2, 2009, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon appointed Wildberger as the Recorder of Deeds for Buchanan County, Missouri.[1] Wildberger was replaced in the State House by Democrat Pat Conway after a special election. He then went on to win reelection to the Recorder position in 2010.

Wildberger is also a small business owner, and a retired fire department member. He resides in St. Joseph, Missouri, with his wife, Connie.

He was born in St. Joseph, graduated Lafayette High School in 1968, and attended Johnson County Community College. He was a member of the St. Joseph Fire Department for 29 years, during which time he was promoted up to battalion chief. He served as St. Joseph's emergency management director from 1991–2002, and was named the St. Joseph Employee of the Year for 1993, for leading the city's response to the Great Flood of 1993.

He is a member of the Missouri State Western Advisory Board, the Moila Shrine Temple Charity Lodge, the IAFF Local #77, and the Missouri State Council of Firefighters.

He was first elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2002, and won reelection in 2004 and 2006. As a member of the House he sat on the following committees:

  • Administration and Accounts,
  • Appropriations - Public Safety and Corrections, and
  • Budget.


  1. ^ "Gov. Nixon appoints state Rep. Ed Wildberger as Buchanan County recorder of deeds; sets election to fill House seat for Feb. 2". Office of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Press Release. 2 November 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2011. 
  • Official Manual, State of Missouri, 2005-2006. Jefferson City, MO: Secretary of State.

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