|Speaker pro tempore of the Indiana House of Representatives|
November 5, 2014 – November 21, 2018
|Preceded by||P. Eric Turner|
|Succeeded by||Michael Karickhoff|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
from the 23rd district
November 4, 1992 – November 21, 2018
|Preceded by||Ray Musselman|
|Succeeded by||Ethan Manning|
|Born||July 14, 1949|
|Education||University of Indianapolis (BS)|
Bill Friend (born July 14, 1949) has served as an Indiana State Representative since 1992. He is currently Majority Leader of the State House. In January 2018, Friend announced that he would not be running for reelection.
He previously served as Allen Township Trustee/Assessor, a member of the Miami County Council, and Miami County Auditor.
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.
|Indiana House of Representatives|
P. Eric Turner
| Speaker pro tempore of the Indiana House of Representatives