101st General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Bill Owen

Representative
Bill Owen

District 131
Republican

Elected:1980 
Years Served:
Hometown:Springfield
Counties:Greene

Committees

Capitol Address

Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 410-A
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislator Assistant:John Darnall 
Phone:573-751-2948 
E-Mail:Bill.Owen@house.mo.gov 

Biography

Representative Bill Owen, a Republican, represents Greene County (District 131) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his second two-year term in November 2020.

Owen spent 39 years in the banking industry, and previously served in the Missouri House from 1981 -82. He sponsored the Missouri Enterprise Zone Act in 1982, and he sponsored an increase of the cigarette tax for education.

Owen has a long history of working in his community and was named “Contributor of the Year” in 2019 by the North Springfield Betterment Association. He belongs to the First and Calvary Presbyterian Church.

Born in Springfield, Owen attended Parkview High School before Drury University for his undergraduate degree. He also has a degree from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He continues to reside in Springfield with his wife, Carol. They have two children.