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Representative David R. Leitch (R) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
73rd District
Deputy Republican Leader

Photograph of Representative  David R. Leitch (R)

Springfield Office:
314 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8108
(217) 557-3047 FAX
District Office:
5407 N. University St.
Arbor Hall, Suite B
Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 690-7373
(309) 690-7375 FAX

Years served: 1986-87 (Senate); 1989 - Present (House)

Committee assignments: Rules; Labor; Appropriations-Human Services; Housing (Republican Spokesperson); Workers' Compensation Subcommittee.

Biography: National City Bank, vice president (retired); born Aug.22, 1948, in Three Rivers, MI; B.A., history, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI; was awarded the 1998 Nathan Davis Award as State Legislator of the Year in the U.S. by the American Medical Association; has received numerous "Legislator of the Year" awards; Guardian of Small Business Award; Champion of Free Enterprise; numerous Farm Bureau Activator Awards. Current board service: Susan G. Komen Foundation; has three children.

Associated Senator(s): Darin M. LaHood