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Elijah Haahr was elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2012 and currently serves as the Speaker Pro Tem. He will be sworn in as Speaker of the House in January 2019 where he will preside over the 100th General Assembly and will serve as the youngest Speaker in Missouri history

Haahr is an attorney at Lathrop Gage and practices in the film’s products liability division. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law (with honors) in 2008.

He lives in Springfield with his wife and four children.