Rep. Ralph Monaco's Bio


Rep. Ralph A. Monaco, a Democrat, represents part of Jackson County (District 49) in the Missouri House of Representatives.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Monaco is also an attorney and a Aliving historian@ at such historic sites as Mo. Town, Ft. Osage, and various state and local parks.

Rep. Monaco is a member of the following organizations: Raytown School Board, president; Christy Henrich Foundation, president; Park Lane Foundation, board member; Chamber of Commerce, member; Historical Society, member; Knights of Columbus, member; Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honors Fraternity, member.

As a member of Jackson County Parks and Recreation, Rep. Monaco was awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Service Award in 1991. He is also Leadership Chairperson for the Y.M.C.A. project to construct a Community Center for the Raytown and Independence Communities.

Rep. Monaco is a graduate of Raytown High school, Rockhurst College, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Born April 19, 1956, in Kansas City, Missouri, Rep. Monaco currently resides in Kansas City with his wife, Karen D. Monaco. They have two children, Lindsay and Lisa.