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Chuck Purgason's Biography
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Wife: Janet; 3 Children: Robert, Tracey, Cory
West Plains, MO
Diploma, West Plains High School, 1978
Republican Caucus, Majority Whip
Senator, Missouri State Senate, 2004-2012
Candidate, United States Senate, Missouri, 2010
Representative, Missouri State House of Representatives, 1996-2004
Member, Laclede County Community Drug Issues Task Force, present
Medicaid Reform Commission
Chief Deputy Whip Republican Caucus, 2001
Assistant Whip Republican Caucus, 1998
Owner/Founder, Ozark Wings Hatchery/Hunting Preserve, present
Owner/Founder, Ozark Awards
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Ducks Unlimited, present
Member, First Baptist Church, present
Member, Missouri Bow Hunters Association, present
Member, Missouri Cattlemen's Association, present
Member, Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, present
Member, National Association of Small Business, present
Member, National Federation of Independent Business, present
Member, National Rifle Association, present
Member, National Wild Turkey Federation, present
Member, State Coon Hunters Association of Missouri, present
Member, West Plains Chamber of Commerce, present
Member, Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce, present
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