Senator John Lamping, a Republican, was elected to the Missouri Senate in 2010. He represents the 24th Senate District in St. Louis County which includes some or all of the following municipalities: Ballwin, Breckenridge Hills, Bridgeton, Champ, Charlack, Chesterfield, Country Life Acres, Creve Coeur, Crystal Lake Park, Frontenac, Huntleigh, Ladue, Manchester, Maryland Heights, Olivette, Overland, St. Ann, Sycamore Hills, Town and Country, Warson Woods, Westwood and Winchester.

Senator Lamping is Chairman of the Senate Seniors, Families & Pensions Committee and Vice-Chairman of the Senate Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. He serves on numerous other Senate and Joint Interim committees.

In addition to his legislative duties, Senator Lamping is the branch manager for a major securities brokerage firm in St. Louis and serves on the Board of Trustees for Saint Louis University High School.

Senator Lamping is a native St. Louisan and graduate of St. Louis University High School and Princeton University, where he earned a degree in Economics. After graduation, he moved to Manhattan and began work in capital markets. He later obtained an MBA in Finance from New York University.

While in New York, Senator Lamping met his wife of more than 25 years, Caryn. The couple married and had three children – Rachel, Charlotte and Jackson – before returning home to St. Louis, the community that upholds the same values they espouse of family, faith and community first. Upon returning to St. Louis, Senator Lamping and Caryn welcomed three additional adopted children – Dmitri, Emma and Shelby – to complete their family.

The St. Louis Business Journal named Senator Lamping the 2011 (Legislative) Rookie of the Year and the Greater St. Louis Area YMCA presented Senator Lamping with the 2011 award for Social Responsibility. Senator Lamping was recognized as an ACU Conservative in 2012.

Senator Lamping’s legislative priorities include creating an environment that will foster sustainable jobs for Missourians, funding Missouri’s transportation needs, making government more transparent and efficient, and improving Missouri’s adoption process.