91st General Assembly


Rep. Kathlyn Fares, a Republican, represents part of St. Louis County (District 91), which includes Webster Groves, Glendale, the lower portion of Shrewsbury and one precinct each in Brentwood, Marlborough and Rock Hill in the Missouri House of Representatives.


Elected to the House in 2000, Rep. Fares previously was the in-district assistant to the former representative from the 91st District, Emmy McClelland.She also works in the family business, Fares Interior Furnishings, an upholstery and antique restoration business.Prior to that she worked in various business settings throughout the St. Louis area and was a secondary school educator from 1964-1978 in the Riverview Gardens and Webster Groves school districts.


Rep. Fares is a member of the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury Chamber of Commerce, the Webster Groves Lions club and serves on the Webster Groves High School Community Advisory Committee. She is Boy Scouts of America and Exploring leader trained and a former advisor. She attends the Evangelical United Church of Christ where she served on the council and as stewardship and house and properties chair.


A Jefferson Township Republican committeewoman since 1994, Rep. Fares was honored as the 1999 Woman of Tribute by the Missouri Federation of Republican Women/Jefferson Township RWC.����


A graduate of Carrollton High School, Rep. Fares attended Central Methodist College and received a bachelor of science in education from Central Missouri State University in 1964.


Born September 7, 1942 in Kansas City, Rep. Fares lives in St. Louis County with her husband, Lee.They have two children, Scott Fares and Heather Fares Kloeckener, and two grandchildren, Henry Kloeckener and Preston Fares.