Wayne Shaw is honored to represent the good folks of District 3.
Shaw was born
and raised on a farm. He went to a one room country school until
he was in the eighth grade. He earned a degree in Secondary Education
from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX with an emphasis in math and
history. He also received a Master’s degree from Lincoln University
in Lincoln, IL, and a Doctorate from Fuller Theological Seminary
in Pasadena, CA. Wayne and his wife, Anna, spent one summer studying
at The Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem, Israel.
Shaw taught in the public high school in Yellville, AR. He and his
wife served as missionaries in 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
six chapels in Oklahoma prisons. The senator has visited and spoken
in several of our prisons.
Sen. Shaw officiated football for 31 years before
retiring a couple of years 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.
The Shaws got
married in 1968. They have three grown children—Doug, Teresa
and Timothy. They also have five grandchildren. Over their 50 years
of marriage, Wayne and Anna have cared for 20 foster children in
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Rm. 233
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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Executive Assistant: Bianca Montoya
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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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