Charles R. Perricone

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The Honorable
Charles R. Perricone
67th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 13, 1999 – December 31, 2000
Governor John Engler
Preceded by Curtis Hertel
Succeeded by Rick Johnson
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 61st district
In office
January 1, 1995 – December 31, 2000
Succeeded by Tom George
Personal details
Born (1960-10-10) October 10, 1960 (age 54)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jennifer
Children Chase, Sam, and Elizabeth
Residence Kalamazoo
Alma mater Western Michigan University

Charles R. Perricone (born October 10, 1960) is a Michigan politician who served in the House of Representatives from 1995 to 2000, including as Speaker of the House for his final term.

Perricone attended Kalamazoo College from 1979 to 1981, and earned a B.B.A. degree cum laude from Western Michigan University. He is a tax accountant, licensed insurance agent, and an adjunct instructor in the insurance program at Olivet College. He was a member of the Kalamazoo Township Planning Commissioner from 1991 to 1994, a former cable television host, high school football official, vice chairman of the Southwest Michigan Arthritis Association, instructor with Junior Achievement, and member of the Citizens' Hazardous Waste Committee.[1]

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