House of Representatives


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

Legislative Assistant:
Kari Wilson
(405) 557-7343

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Representative Wesselhoft, Paul
District 54 - Republican

Leadership
Assistant Majority Floor Leader

Committees

District Information

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
PERSONAL:
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.

EDUCATION:
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

PROFESSION:
Ordained Southern Baptist Minister

MILITARY:
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

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

ORGANIZATIONS:
The Heritage Foundation (conservative think-tank)

HONORS:
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

LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
House of Representatives, 50th Legislature to present

Address: 2300 N Lincoln Blvd., State Capitol Building, Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Phone: (405) 521-2711 | (800) 522-8502 | (800) 522-8506 (Relay Oklahoma)