Representative David Friess (R)
|Senator 116th District|
|208-N Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|143 S. Main Street|
|Red Bud, IL 62278 |
|Years served: January 2021- Present|
Committee assignments: Public Utilities; Judiciary - Criminal; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Appropriations-Public Safety; Natural Gas Subcommittee; State Government Administration.
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.