Barbara (Barbara) Phifer (D-090)

State Representative Barbara Phifer

Barbara (Barbara) Phifer (D-090)
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Capitol: 573.751.4069
FAX: 573.522.2301
District: 314.749.7777
Room 103-BC State Capitol 201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Residence:Kirkwood, MO

Committee Assignments


Representative Barbara Phifer, a Democrat, represents St. Louis County (District 90) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2020. Prior to serving in the legislature, Phifer was a United Methodist pastor for more than 40 years. Born in Washington D.C., Phifer graduated from David H. Hickman High School in Columbia. She obtained a bachelor's degree from Cornell College, and a master's of divinity from St. Paul School of Theology. She served as pastor in churches in Missouri and Montevideo, Uruguay. Rep. Phifer resides in Kirkwood with her spouse, Thomas Sanders. She has five children and seven grandchildren.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Thomas Sanders   
Counties Representing
St. Louis