House of Representatives


Representative Loring, Ben
District 7 -  Democrat

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Capitol Address:
 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
    Room  539B
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105
 (405) 557-7399
Legislative Assistant:
 Jane Iverson-Ross*
 (405) 557-7399
* Providing Interim Coverage
Email:
 
Measures Authored 2015

Committees

A&B Judiciary
A&B Public Safety
Conference Committee on Public Safety
Conference Committee on Tourism & International Relations
Public Safety
Tourism & International Relations

District Information

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County(s) Represented in District

Delaware, Ottawa

Municipality(s) Represented in District

Afton town, Cardin town, Commerce city, Fairland town, Grove city, Miami city, North Miami town, Peoria town, Picher city, Quapaw town, Wyandotte town

Zipcode(s) Represented in District

74331, 74333, 74339, 74343, 74344, 74354, 74358, 74360, 74363, 74370

Year Elected

Year: 2014

Term Limited

Year: 2026

Biographical Information
PERSONAL:

Loring was born on February 23, 1953, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He grew up in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Oklahoma, where he also received a Juris Doctor. He practiced law in Miami, Oklahoma, where he served as the District Attorney from 1991 through 1999. He then entered into private practice Eddie Wyant. When Wyant became District Attorney in 2004, Loring served as his First Assistant until Loring’s election to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Loring also served on the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth for 15 years, serving three terms as Chairman. He and his wife, Barbara, a teacher of special education at Miami Public Schools, raised two sons, David and Ian, both of whom served in the U.S. Army. The Lorings also purchased a small farm next to their home in Miami. Representative Loring still serves as a Boy Scout leader, and enjoys camping, canoeing, hiking, rappelling, and other outdoor adventures with his scouts.

To contact Representative Loring – 201 16th Pl. SW, Miami, OK 74354; 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105; 405.557.7399; ben.loring@okhouse.gov

EDUCATION:

Oklahoma University, BS, JD

PROFESSION:

Attorney

LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:

House of Representatives, 55th Legislature to present