Senator Danny Staples
District 20

Born April 1, 1935, in Eminence. Attended Delaware and Eminence schools; Southwest Missouri State University and Arkansas State University, Jonesboro.

Married Barbara Ann Salisbury; they have five children. He operates a resort on the Jack's Fork River.

Member: Eminence Methodist Church; Eminence Chamber of Commerce; Eminence Lodge 607; Scottish Rite; Moolah Temple; Current River Chapter Eastern Star; Mineral Area Elks Lodge, Desloge; Desloge Eagles. Elected to the House: 1976-1980. Elected to the Senate: 1982-1994.