101st General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Representative Wayne Wallingford

Wayne Wallingford

District 147

Years Served:
Hometown:Cape Girardeau
Counties:Cape Girardeau


Capitol Address

Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 201-BA
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislator Assistant:Bill Foster 


Representative Wayne Wallingford, a Republican, represents Cape Girardeau County (District 147) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his second two-year term in November 2020. Wallingford returned to the House after serving eight years as a Senator.

Prior to serving in the legislature, Wallingford served in the United States Air Force from 1968 – 1993. He was awarded the Silver Star, a Distinguished Flying Cross, 20 air medals including an Air Force Commendation Medal (for Heroism) and the Aerial Achievement Medal. He is also the Chief People Officer for McDonald’s of Southeast Missouri.

Born in Geneva, Illinois, Wallingford obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He also received a master’s degree in healthcare administration from Central Michigan University. He currently resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife, Susan. They have two children, eight grandchildren and attend Cape Bible Chapel.