91st General Assembly

Rep. Catherine L. Hanaway, a Republican, represents part of St. Louis County (District 87) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 1998. At the end of her first term, Rep. Hanaway was chosen by her colleagues to serve as Minority Leader. She is the first woman to be elected to this position.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Hanaway is an attorney. She currently resides in Warson Woods with her husband, Christopher and their daughter, Lucy. Rep. Hanaway and her family belong to Ste. Genevieve DuBois Catholic Church and she serves on the Foster Care Coalition board of directors.

Rep. Hanaway earned her bachelor of arts degree in journalism in 1987 at Creighton University. She earned her law degree from the Catholic University of America in 1990.