Gary (Gary) Deffenbaugh (R-079)

State Representative Gary Deffenbaugh

Gary (Gary) Deffenbaugh (R-079)
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Capitol: 501.682.7771
FAX: 501.682.1936
District: 479.719.8197
Arkansas House of Representatives
Room 350 State Capitol Building 500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
1424 North Ninth Street
Van Buren, AR 72956-2649
Residence:Van Buren, AR

Committee Assignments


Rep. Gary Deffenbaugh of Van Buren is serving his sixth term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. He represents District 79, which includes part of Crawford County. For the 93rd General Assembly, Rep. Deffenbaugh serves as vice-chairperson for the Joint Committee on Public Retirement and Social Security Programs. He also serves on the Arkansas Legislative Council, the House Education Committee, and the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee. Rep. Deffenbaugh earned a bachelor's degree in education from Ouachita Baptist University. He is a retired teacher and coach, and in his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and traveling. He and his wife, Carolyn, are Southern Baptist. They have two grown children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Carolyn   
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