Samuel Graves is a Representative from Missouri. He was born in Tarkio, Missouri on November 7, 1963.
He received his B.A. from the University of Missouri in 1986. He was a member of the Missouri state house of representatives from 1992-1994, and was a member of the Missouri state senate from 1994-2000.
He was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Seventh and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2001-present).
He was chair of the Committee on Small Business for the One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses.