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Representative David R. Leitch (R) - Previous General Assembly (93rd)
73rd District

Photograph of Representative  David R. Leitch (R)

Springfield Office:
220 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8108
(217) 557-3047 FAX
District Office:
3114 North University
Peoria, IL  61604
(309) 685-3900
(309) 685-3936 FAX
Years served: 1986-87 (Senate); 1989-present (House)

Committee assignments: Housing & Urban Development (Republican Spokesperson); Appropriations-Human Services; Environment and Energy; Personnel & Pensions; Electric Deregulation, Subcommittee; Whole, Committee of the; Fee For Service Initiatives.

Biography: National City Bank, vice president; born Aug. 22, 1948, in Three Rivers, MI; B.A., history, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI; he was awarded the 1998 Nathan Davis Award as State Legislator of the Year in the U.S. by the American Medical Association; he has recevied numerous "Legislator of the Year" awards, IL Primary Health Care Assn., IL Assn. of Park Districts, Assn. of Community Mental Health Authorities; IL Coalition for Developmental Disabilities; Guardian of Small Business Award, Champion of Free Enterprise, Farm Bureau Activator Awards. Current board service: Susan G. Komen Foundation, Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, United Way of Illinois; has three children.

Associated Senator(s): Dale E. Risinger