Lincoln Hough’s journey is one of dedication, service, and a deep-rooted connection to the land and people of Missouri. Born and raised in Springfield, Hough’s early life working on his ranch which he founded when he was in middle school, instilled in him a profound appreciation for the hardworking people of Missouri and the challenges and opportunities facing our agricultural community. This unique background has not only informed his legislative priorities but also grounded him in the values of stewardship, responsibility, and community.

A first-generation rancher, Hough has managed his cattle ranch since his youth, an experience that has imbued him with an understanding of the intricacies of agricultural life and the importance of supporting Missouri’s farming and rural communities. His hands-on experience in agriculture complements his political career, providing him with a comprehensive perspective on the state’s economic and environmental needs.

Hough’s educational journey took him through the halls of Missouri State University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. This academic foundation, combined with his real-world experience, propelled him into a life of public service, first in the Missouri House of Representatives, followed by his impactful tenure as a Greene County Commissioner, and then in the Missouri Senate.