99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Special Committee on Homeland Security, Chairman
Corrections and Public Institutions
Elections and Elected Officials
Joint Committee on Capitol Security
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Galen Higdon
6630 Belding Street
St. Joseph MO 64504
Rep. Galen Higdon, a Republican, represents Buchanan and Platte Counties (District 11) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Higdon is retired after a 30-year career as a deputy for the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department. During his career, Galen was elected vice president of the Missouri Deputy Sheriffs Association by his peers.
Rep. Higdon is a member of the St. James Catholic Parish. He is active with the Knights of Columbus and St. Joseph Host Lions Club, and is a member of the National Rifle Association. Rep. Higdon also is a member of FOP Lodge #3 in St. Joseph.
Rep. Higdon is a 1973 graduate of Benton High School.
Born May 30, 1954 in St. Joseph, Rep. Higdon currently resides there with his wife, Lou Anne. They have three children, Monica, Andrea and Emily.
- (4059H.01I) -
Modifies provisions relating to development of utilities and eminent domain for utility purposes.
- (6236H.01I) -
Modifies provisions of the retirement system for prosecuting and circuit attorneys
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Creates the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act
- (4472H.01I) -
Urges the United States Congress and the State of Missouri to move the celebration of Veterans Day to coincide with Election Day in even numbered years