|Name||Barney Joe Fisher|
Richards, Missouri , United States
|| December 17, 1947
Sep 05, 2016 11:14pm
|Info||Rep. Barney Fisher, a Republican, represents Vernon and part of Bates County (District 125) in the Missouri House of Representatives. Elected to the House in 2004, Rep. Fisher is a retired businessman. |
Rep. Fisher spent 21 years in the United States Marine Corps as a fighter pilot and retired as Lieutenant Colonel in 1993. He taught in the Wellsville Public School System for three years.
In addition to his legislative duties Rep. Fisher is a member of the Nevada Chamber of Commerce, the National Rifle Association, Vietnam Veterans Association, Marine Corps Association and the Kappa Alpha Order fraternity. Rep. Fisher attends the Rinehart Christian Church.
Rep. Fisher is also related to former Congressman J. Scott Wolff who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1922-1924.
A 1965 graduate of Nevada High School in Nevada, Mo, Rep. Fisher received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Missouri- Columbia 1969. He also graduated the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College in 1985 and was named an honorary graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College.
Born on December 17, 1947 in Nevada, Missouri, Rep. Fisher lives in Richards, Missouri with his wife, Mary. They have three children: Melissa, Brandon and Justin. They also have four grandchildren.