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Representative David Friess (R)
115th District

Photograph of Representative  David Friess (R)

Springfield Office:
216-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1018
District Office:
143 S. Main Street
Red Bud, IL  62278
(618) 282-7284

Years served: January 2021- Present

Committee assignments: Adoption & Child Welfare; Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT; Higher Education; Judiciary - Civil; Judiciary - Criminal; Revenue & Finance; Property Tax Subcommittee; Civil Procedure & Tort Liability; Family Law & Probate; Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal; Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Reg; Higher Ed-Special Topics; Investigations and Reporting Subcom.

Biography: Born and raised in Southern Illinois; graduate of Chester High School; Enlisted in Air Force, later joining the reserves, participated during Desert Storm; worked for Delta Airlines; earned B.S. in Criminal Justice from Mercer University with honors; earned Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School; Married to his wife of 32 years, has two children. Representative since 2021.

Associated Senator(s): Terri Bryant