Smithville, Missouri , United States
|| May 19, 1956
Apr 02, 2009 07:54pm
|Info||Elected to the state House in 1992; re-elected in 1994, 1996, 1998, and 2000. |
Rep. Luann Ridgeway, a Republican, represents part of Clay County (District 35) in the Missouri House of Representatives.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Ridgeway is a lawyer.
She is currently or has recently served as a member of the following organizations: Missouri Bar Association; Clay County Bar Association ; Smithville Chamber of Commerce (past treasurer); Kiwanis of Smithville (past president); Multiple Sclerosis Association Super Cities Walk-A-Thon Organization Committee; Ducks Unlimited; National Rifle Association; Federates Republican Women; William Jewell College Student Mentor Program; Home Health Care Board, Spelman Hospital; Mt. Zion Baptist Church (pianist); Spelman Hospital Institutional Review Board; and Rotary.
Prior to receiving a bachelor of arts degree in history and political science from William Woods college in 1978, Rep. Ridgeway attended American University in Washington, D.C., for one semester while she served as a legislative aide. She then attended Oxford University, Oxford, England, and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School with a juris doctor degree in 1981.
Rep. Ridgeway currently resides in rural Clay County near Smithville with her husband, Richard Ridgeway.