Gary Fuhr

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Gary Fuhr
Gary Fuhr.jpg
Missouri House of Representatives, District 97
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Base salary$35,915/year
Per diem98.40/day
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2010
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sMaryville University
Date of birth12/13/1947
Place of birthSaint Louis, MO
Office website
Gary Fuhr (b. December 13, 1947) is a former Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives, representing District 97 from 2011 to 2013.

Fuhr's professional experience includes the following; director of security at Drury Hotels, special agent at the FBI, and Saint Louis police officer. He also served in the United States Navy from 1966-1969.

Fuhr earned his B.S. in mathematics from Maryville University in 1974.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Fuhr served on these committees:


No New Taxes Pledge

A minority of Missouri lawmakers signed the 2011 edition of the "No New Taxes Pledge." The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is offered by the non-profit lobbying organization Americans for Tax Reform with the goal of opposing all tax increases as a matter of principle. Just one out of 34 state Senate members signed the 2011 pledge. Out of 163 state House members, only 38 lawmakers signed.

Fuhr signed the pledge.[1]



See also: Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Fuhr won election to the Missouri House of Representatives. Fuhr's opponents in the August 3 primary were Chris Brown, Jerry Little, and Bill Zobrist.

Missouri House of Representatives, District 97 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Fuhr (R) 9,072
Jan Polizzi (D) 4,880
Daniel Fitzhenry (C) 427

Campaign donors


In 2010, a year in which Fuhr was up for re-election, he collected $75,901 in donations.[2]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Drury Development Corp $12,750
Drury Hotels $7,500
Ddi Media $5,180
Drury Hotels LLC $3,000


Fuhr and his wife, Denise, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Missouri House of Representatives District 97
Succeeded by
John McCaherty (R)