Ben (Ben) Baker (R-SH160)
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Capitol: 573.751.9781
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Room 403-A State Capitol 201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101

District Office:
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Naomi   
Committee Assignments
ChairmanHouse Special Committee on Tax Reform
Vice ChairHouse Committee on Elementary and Secondary Education
MemberHouse Committee on Government Efficiency and Downsizing
MemberHouse Committee on General Laws
MemberHouse Committee on Rules - Administrative Oversight
MemberJoint Committee on Tax Policy
MemberJoint Committee on Administrative Rules
Counties Representing


Representative Ben Baker, a Republican, represents Newton County (District 160) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2018. In addition to his legislative duties, Baker is a minister, missionary, former professor and the dean of students at Ozark Bible Institute in Neosho. He also owns a small construction business that specializes in artisan trim-work. Baker also served on the Neosho City Council and as mayor of Neosho. Baker serves on the board of his church, Bible Holiness Assembly of God, and he a past board president of Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center. He is also involved with Ozark Christian Missions and has led mission trips to India, Africa, and Central America. He holds a bachelor of art degree from Ozark Bible Institute. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, Baker currently resides in Neosho with his wife, Naomi, and their four daughters.