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Representative David R. Leitch (R) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
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: February 1986 - January 1987 (Senate); January 1989 - January 2017 (House)

Committee assignments: Rules; Health & Healthcare Disparities (Republican Spokesperson); Appropriations-Human Services; Financial Institutions; Public Utilities; Community College Access & Afford..

Biography: PNC Bank, vice president (retired); B.A., history, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI; American Medical Association Nathan Davis Award as State Legislator of the Year in the U.S.; numerous awards for mental health advocacy and “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 for the Cure; has three children and four grandchildren.

Associated Senator(s): Chuck Weaver