Bill Friend

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Bill Friend
Speaker pro tempore of the Indiana House of Representatives
In office
November 5, 2014 – November 21, 2018
Preceded byP. Eric Turner
Succeeded byTBD
Member of the Indiana House of Representatives
from the 23rd district
In office
November 4, 1992 – November 21, 2018
Preceded byRay Musselman
Succeeded byEthan Manning
Personal details
Born (1949-07-14) July 14, 1949 (age 69)
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Ann Friend
EducationUniversity 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.[1][2]

Education[edit]

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.

Personal[edit]

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

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Indiana House of Representatives
Preceded by
P. Eric Turner
Speaker pro tempore of the Indiana House of Representatives
2014–2018
Succeeded by
TBD