REP. O.L. SHELTON
Shelton, a Democrat, represents part of St. Louis City (District 57) in the
Missouri House of Representatives.
legislative accomplishments of Rep. Shelton include the prisoner reimbursement
bill of 1990, the police pay bill of 1994, the fee office establishment in 1994
and the police pay and budget accountability bill of 1995.� Additionally, Rep. Shelton sponsored House
Bill 1716, which prevented county offices in St. Louis from being eliminated in
1990 and another measure, which created the Missouri Minority Business Advocacy
Commission in 1994.�� ������� In addition to his legislative duties,
Rep. Shelton is a consultant to the Ville Area Neighborhood Housing Association
and a member of the 4th Ward Democratic Organization where he serves as
committeeman. Rep. Shelton also is a member of the Minority Advocacy
Commission. Previously, he was an administrator of youth programs in St. Louis.
graduate of Sumner High School, Rep. Shelton received a degree in political
science from Lincoln University in 1970.
Born Feb. 6,
1946, in Greenwood, Mississippi, Rep. Shelton currently resides in St. Louis
with his wife Linda Kay.� They have four
children, Schron, Eric, Jaimal and Kiana.