91st General Assembly

Rep. Carl Bearden, a Republican, represents part of St. Charles County (District 16) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Elected to the House in 2000, Rep. Bearden is a consultant.

A member of the St. Peters Chamber of Commerce and the St. Charles Pachyderm Club, Rep. Bearden attends the First Baptist Church in Harvester. Elected in 1992, Rep. Bearden served eight years on the St. Charles County Council, including three years as chairman. He also served six years on the Missouri Association of Counties board of directors, serving as chairman of the Juvenile Employee Subcommittee.

A 1974 graduate of Clearwater R-I High School in Piedmont, Mo., Rep. Bearden received a bachelor of science degree in industrial technology from SIU-Carbondale in 1978.

Born January 18, 1956 in St. Louis, Rep. Bearden lives in an unincorporated part of St. Charles County with his wife, Debbie. They have two children: Amber and Allison.