Jean Leising

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Jean Leising
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 42nd district
Assumed office
Preceded byRobert N. Jackman[1]
In office
Preceded byThomas D. Hession[2]
Succeeded byRobert N. Jackman[3]
Personal details
Born (1949-01-10) January 10, 1949 (age 70)
Batesville, Indiana
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dave (deceased)
Frank Thompson
ResidenceOldenburg, Indiana

Jean Leising (born January 10, 1949) is a Republican member of the Indiana Senate, representing the 42nd District from 1988 to 1996 and from 2008 to the present. She was Assistant Majority Whip from 1992 to 1996. Leising authored legislation requiring that women undergo a waiting period before seeking an abortion in Indiana.[4]


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  4. ^ "Abortion waiting bill awaits Bayh signature". The Rochester Sentinel. April 13, 1995.

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