US Representative for Missouri's 6th district.
A life long resident of Tarkio, MO, a small city in the northwest corner of the state.
Sam is the brother of Todd Graves, a former US Attorney who was allegedly wrongly dismissed in 2006 by then US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales during the George W Bush administration. It later surfaced that Todd firing was the result of political disagreements between Senator Kit Bond and Sam Graves.
Born in Tarkio, MO, November 7, 1963; B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, MO., 1986; member of the Missouri state house of representatives, 1992-1994; member of the Missouri state senate, 1994-2000; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to all succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present);