was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Dec. 11, 1952, to Rush
H. Limbaugh, Jr. and Mildred Armstrong Limbaugh. He has been
married to Lisa Limbaugh since 1986, and they have four children,
three daughters, Christen Suzanne Limbaugh, born April 5, 1993,
Courtney Leigh Limbaugh, born August 3, 1995, and Caitlyn Marie
Limbaugh, born June 23, 1999, and a son, Scott Armstrong Limbaugh,
born May 4, 2001.
He attended Southeast Missouri State University from 1971-1972
and the University of Missouri, Columbia 1972-1975, where he
graduated Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political
Science. While in undergraduate school at UMC, he was a member
of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity. He received his Juris Doctorate
from the University of Missouri, Columbia Law School in 1978.
While in law school, he was a Member of Missouri Law Review.
He served in the National Guard from 1972-1978.
He was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1978 and began practicing
law in September 1978 and has continued in practice since. He
is presently a partner in the law firm of Limbaugh, Russell,
Payne and Howard. In his first year of law practice he also taught
Business Law in a night class for two semesters at Southeast
Missouri State University.
He has been active in community service. He served as a member
of the Cape Girardeau City Council for eight years, elected by
the Council to serve as Mayor Pro-Tem for six of those years.
During his second term on the City Council, he served as an ex-officio
member of the Board of Directors for the Cape Girardeau Chamber
of Commerce. He also served as a member of the Cape Girardeau
Missouri Public Facilities Authority and was on the Annexation
Committee; he was a member of the Cape Girardeau City Board of
Appeals. He served as Chairman of the Cape Girardeau County Constitutional
Bi Centennial Committee. He served as a board member of Southeast
Missouri Arts Council from 1983 through 1989.