|Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 76th district
|Preceded by||Chris Carter|
August 25, 1987 |
St. Louis, Missouri
|Residence||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Alma mater||Lincoln University (Missouri)
University of Maryland
Joshua Peters (born August 25, 1987), usually known as Josh Peters, is the Missouri State Representative for the 76th District.  Representative Peters was elected in a special election on April 2, 2013. He represents portions of north Saint Louis City. He is the youngest African American ever elected to the Missouri House. 
In 2010, he graduated magna cum laude from Lincoln University, where he also became a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Honor Society and served as President of the Student Government Association.
He served on the staff of United States Representative William Lacy Clay, Jr. for three years and then was appointed by President Barack Obama as a Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary of Education Dr. Martha Kanter.
Joshua Peters serves as a local board member of the United States Selective Service System, and on the Board of Directors for People’s Community Action Corporation. He is currently a member of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, Rotary International and Congressional Black Associates.
Peters served as a Congressional Legislative Assistant to Congressman William Lacy Clay of Missouri's 1st congressional District for three years and was appointed by President Barack Obama as the Confidential Assistant to the Under Secretary of Education Dr. Martha Kanter.
As a member of the Missouri House, Peters serves on the following committees:
- Professional Registration and Licensing 
- Agriculture Policy 
- Appropriations-Public Safety and Correction
- Special Committee on Urban Issues 
Chris Carter Jr.
|Member of Missouri House of Representatives from 76th District
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