The Montgomery and Warren County Republican Committees are proud to announce that United States Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer will be the Keynote Speaker at their annual Lincoln Day Banquet on May …
The Montgomery and Warren County Republican Committees are proud to announce that United States Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer will be the Keynote Speaker at their annual Lincoln Day Banquet on May 26, 2022, at the Jonesburg Community Building. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner being served at 6:30 p.m.
Congressman Luetkemeyer represents 13 counties that make up the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri, and he is a native of St. Elizabeth, Mo., where his family has lived for four generations. Congressman Luetkemeyer has a strong agriculture background, and he has been a small businessman, having been in the banking and insurance industry for over 40 years.
Luetkemeyer served in the Missouri State House of Representatives from 1999-2005, and while there, he was Chairman of the Financial Services Committee. After leaving the Missouri Legislature, he was appointed by Gov. Matt Blunt to serve as the Director of the Missouri Division of Tourism.
Congressman Luetkemeyer has represented the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri in the United States House of Representatives since 2009.
In the 117th Congress, he serves on the House Financial Services Committee, as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, and the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business. In the 116th Congress, Congressman Luetkemeyer was a member of the House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis. In the 113th Congress, Blaine was ranked Missouri’s most effective lawmaker.
The Legislative Effectiveness Project, run by professors at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University, measures how successful a given representative is at getting things done. The average score for members of Congress was 1.0, and Luetkemeyer received a 2.344.
Luetkemeyer is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Eldon Chamber of Commerce, Missouri Farm Bureau, National Rifle Association, and a lifelong member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church. He is a graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, where he earned a degree with distinction in political science and a minor in business administration.
Luetkemeyer and his wife, Jackie, have three children and six grandchildren. Also scheduled to speak are many candidates running for local and statewide offices, including U.S. Senate, State Auditor, two State Senate Districts, and two State Representative Districts.
Tickets for the event can be purchased from almost any Republican County Committee member in either county, by calling (573) 564-2237 or (636) 456-8633, or by contacting Scott Agency, Inc. in Montgomery City or Warrenton. Tickets are $40 for a couple or $25 for an individual.
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