Senator Wayne Shaw - District 3
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Senator Wayne Shaw
Occupation:  Pastor
Education: 
: Lamar UniversityŚBS, Lincoln Christian UniversityŚM. Div., Fuller Seminary--D. Min.
Legislative Experience: Senate Member, 2012 - present
Hometown: 
Grove, Oklahoma
Party: Republican

Senator Wayne Shaw is honored to represent the good folks of District 3.

Shaw was born and raised on a farm. He even went to a one room country school until he was in the eighth grade. He has a degree in Secondary Education from Lamar University, Beaumont, TX, with math and history teaching fields. He also has a Master’s degree from Lincoln University, Lincoln, IL, and a Doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. Wayne and his wife spend one summer studying at The American Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, Israel.

Right out of college, Shaw taught in the public high school at Yellville, AR. He and his wife Anna served as missionaries to Liberia, W. Africa, where he taught in Liberia Christian High School and Liberia Christian College. Over the past few years, he has served as an adjunct professor for Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville.

Shaw has served as a pastor most of his life. He served as the senior pastor at First Christian Church in Grove for fifteen years before being elected to the Senate in 2012.

Sen. Shaw has been working with Dr. Joe Wilson in the Oklahoma Prison Chapel Program, which has successfully built five chapels in Oklahoma prisons. The senator has visited and spoken in several of our prisons.

Sen. Shaw has officiated football for the past 31 years before retiring a year ago. He served as volunteer chaplain for the Grove Police Department. Before being elected, he served on the board for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates—advocates for neglected and abused children), Abundant Blessing Center (Pregnancy Center) and Grove CAN (Community Action Network—drug prevention) all in Grove.

Wayne married his wife Anna in 1968. They have three grown children—Doug, Teresa and Timothy. They also have five grandchildren. Over those 49 years of marriage, Wayne and Anna have cared for 20 different foster children in their home.

 

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Committee Membership

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Office Information

Capitol Address
District Address
Senator Wayne Shaw
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 235
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-5574
shaw@oksenate.gov
Executive Assistant: Bianca Montoya

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District Information: District 3

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Zip codes Represented

  • 74015, 74036, 74337, 74338, 74344, 74346, 74347, 74352, 74359, 74361, 74364, 74365, 74368, 74370, 74427, 74441, 74451, 74452, 74457, 74464, 74471, 74931, 74948, 74960, 74962, 74964, and 74965.

Counties Represented

  • Adair
  • Cherokee
  • Delaware
  • Mayes
  • Rogers

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Archives: 2015

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