Rep. Doyle Childers' Bio


Rep. Doyle Childers, a Republican, represents Stone County and parts of Taney and Barry Counties (District 141) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

Elected to his seventh consecutive two-year term in 1994, Rep. Childers serves on the following House committees: Appropriations--Education and Public Safety; Budget; Education--Elementary and Secondary; Labor; and Legislative Research. He is also a member of the State Tourism Commission.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Childers, a former science teacher, is in the real estate and construction business. His work background includes working on drill rigs and in the timber, tourism and farming industries.

A 1962 graduate of Arcadia Valley High School, Rep. Childers received an associate degree from School of the Ozarks in 1964 and a bachelor of science degree in 1972 from College of the Ozarks. He did graduate work at Southwest Missouri State University and served more than four years with the U.S. Peace Corps in Central America.

Born November 25, 1944, on the family farm near Ironton, Mo., Rep. Childers resides in Reeds Springs.