Rep. Larry Thomason's Bio
REP. LARRY THOMASON
Rep. Larry Thomason, a Democrat, represents parts of Dunklin, New Madrid, Butler and
Stoddard Counties (District 163) in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Elected to his fourth consecutive two year term in 1994, Rep. Thomason is chairman of
the House Automation and Internet Committee. He also serves on the following House
committees: Agriculture; Miscellaneous Bills and Resolutions; Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Regulations; Rules, Joint Rules, Bills Perfected and Printed; and Transportation. In addition, Rep.
Thomason is a member of the Joint Committee on Wetlands and the Joint Committee on
Legislative Research. He was elected to his second term as Majority Whip in 1994.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Thomason is a residential real estate appraiser.
Formerly director of the Kennett Chamber of Commerce from 1981-88, he is currently a
member of the Methodist church, Lions Club, and American Legion, of which he is a commander.
A 1967 graduate of Kennett High School, Rep. Thomason received a bachelor of science
degree in communications from Arkansas State University.
Born October 31, 1948, in Jefferson City, Rep. Thomason lives in Kennett with his wife,
Diane Bush, and their daughter, Sarah.