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
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.
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 235
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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District Information: District 3
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.
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