GRAVES, Samuel, a Representative from Missouri; born in Tarkio, Atchison County,
Mo., November 7, 1963; graduated from Tarkio High School, Tarkio, Mo., 1982;
B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1986; member of the Missouri state
house of representatives, 1992-1994; member of the Missouri state senate,
1994-2000; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the four
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present).