Bill Friend

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Bill Friend
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1949-07-14) July 14, 1949 (age 67)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ann Friend
Residence Macy, Indiana
Alma mater University of Indianapolis
Profession Businessman, Politician
Religion Baptist

Bill Friend (born July 14, 1949) has served as an Indiana State Representative since 1992. He is currently Majority Leader of the State House.


Friend graduated from North Miami High School in 1967. He has a B.A. in biology from the University of Indianapolis.

Early career[edit]

He previously served as Allen Township Trustee/Assessor, a member of the Miami County Council, and Miami County Auditor.

State House[edit]

Friend has served in the Indiana House of Representatives since 1992. He is currently House Majority Leader. His district includes parts of Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall and Miami Counties. He serves on the Agriculture and Rural Development committees.


Friend lives in Macy, Indiana with his wife, Ann Friend. The Friends have three children, and two grandchildren.

External links[edit]

  • [1] official Indiana State Legislature site