Rep. Martin T. Rucker
Rep. Martin T. Rucker, a
Democrat, represents part of Buchanan and Platte Counties
(District 29) in the Missouri House of Representatives. Elected to the House in
2004, Rep. Rucker works for Silgan Container Corporation
in St. Joseph.
In addition to his
legislative duties, Rep. Rucker is a member of the St. Joseph School Board
where he chairs the Personnel Committee. He is also a member of the Board of
Directors of the United Way
of St. Joseph, InterServ and the Community Plan. Rep. Rucker attends Trinity Missionary Baptist
Church where he is a
member of the Board of Trustees.
A 1975 graduate of Central High School
in St. Joseph, Missouri,
Rep. Rucker attended Central
and Missouri Western State College.
Born on June 15, 1957, in St. Joseph, Missouri,
Rep. Rucker lives in St. Joseph
with his wife LaVell. They have four children: Bill, Michael (who plays for the Carolina Panthers
NFL football team), Micah and Martin II (who plays for the Missouri Tigers