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Representative David R. Leitch (R) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
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: Committee of the Whole; Housing & Urban Development (Republican Spokesperson); Appropriations-Human Services; Environment & Energy; Public Utilities; Fee-For-Service Initiatives; Residential Services for Persons.

Biography: National City Bank, vice president; 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, United Way of Illinois; has three children.

Associated Senator(s): Dale E. Risinger