101st General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Louis Riggs

Louis Riggs

District 005

Years Served:
Counties:Monroe, Shelby, Marion


Capitol Address

Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 111
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislator Assistant:Jeff Sutterer 


Representative Louis Riggs, a Republican, represents Marion, Shelby and parts of Monroe counties (District 5) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November, 2018.

In addition to his legislative duties, Riggs has served as an educator at Hannibal-LaGrange University for more than 11 years. He is also an attorney.

He serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Missouri Rural Development Partners and is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Missouri Humanities Council and a past president of Hannibal Nutrition Center and Hannibal Free Clinic. He is a past president and co-founder of the Northeast Missouri Conservative Club and serves as a member of the City of Hannibal Park Board. Riggs has also been named to the University of Missouri Extension Leaders Honor Roll for his service to the Marion County Extension Council.

A graduate of Hannibal High School, Riggs obtained a bachelor's degree in English from Westminster College and a juris doctorate from the University of Missouri - Columbia.

Born and raised in Hannibal, Riggs resides there today with his wife, Anne, and their two children.