|44th State Treasurer of Michigan|
January 1, 2011
|Appointed by||Governor of Michigan|
|Preceded by||Robert J. Kleine|
|70th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives|
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010
|Preceded by||Craig DeRoche|
|Succeeded by||James "Jase" Bolger|
|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 17th district
December 2004 (special election) – December 31, 2010
|Preceded by||Daniel Paletko|
|Succeeded by||Phil Cavanagh|
Andrew "Andy" Dillon is a Democratic Party politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder, a Republican, to be the state's treasurer. Before serving in Cabinet, Dillon was speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives.
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Dillon graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School in 1980, where he participated in the cross-country team. Dillon attended the Detroit College of Law and then transferred to, and graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in accounting and law. Dillon ran a law practice in Wayne County before becoming president of DSC Ltd. in 1995. He also served as a District Court magistrate and an aide to former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey.
Dillon was first elected to the House in 2004 in a special election. He was re-elected in 2006, and his Democratic colleagues chose him to be the 70th speaker of the House after securing majority from Republicans. He survived a recall election and was re-elected in 2008.
On February 28, 2010, Dillon announced that he would run for governor of Michigan in 2010, a position being vacated by term-limited Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm. He lost the Democratic nomination to Virgil Bernero.
- staff writers (August 4, 2010). "Bernero vs. Snyder". Detroit Free Press freep.com. Retrieved August 4, 2010.
Craig M. DeRoche
|Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
Robert J. Kleine
|State Treasurer of Michigan