House of Representatives

Representative Wesselhoft, Paul
District 54 -  Republican

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Capitol Address:
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
Room  328
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 557-7343
Legislative Assistant:
Kari Wilson
(405) 557-7343

Measures Authored 2015

News Stories: 2015-16


Elections & Ethics, Chair
Appropriations & Budget
Energy & Natural Resources
Joint Committee on Appropriations & Budget
Public Safety

District Information

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County(s) Represented in District

Cleveland, Oklahoma

Municipality(s) Represented in District

Moore city, Oklahoma City, Valley Brook town

Zipcode(s) Represented in District

73129, 73135, 73139, 73149, 73159, 73160, 73170

Year Elected

Year: 2005

Term Limited

Year: 2016

Biographical Information

Paul was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 16, 1947. His parents are Billy J. (deceased) and Virgie (Trumbly). He is married to Judy (Albright), and their children are Justin and Holly.


U. S. Grant High School, 1966
B.A., Drama, University of Central Oklahoma, 1972
M.A., Religion, Southern Nazarene University, 1976
M.A., M. Div. in Theology, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, 1979


Ordained Southern Baptist Minister


Served as a Private, Sergeant, Captain, and Major
Pastor, Community Chapel, Vicenza, Italy
Served in front line combat liberating Kuwait in the First Persian Gulf War


Retired U. S. Army Airborne Ranger Chaplain
State Coordinator of Oklahoma Abstinence Sex Education for Teens, Oklahoma State Health Department


The Heritage Foundation (conservative think-tank)


National Defense Medal (Vietnam Era)
The Good Conduct Medal (Vietnam Era)
The Saint Barbara Artillery Medal (Ancient Order)
The Armed Forces Reserve Medal
The Southwest Asia Service Medal
The Army Commendation Medal with Third Oak Leaf Cluster
The Meritorious Service Medal with Third Oak Leaf Cluster


House of Representatives, 50th Legislature to present