Tim Freeman

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Tim Freeman
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
In office
2009–2015
Preceded by Susan Morgan
Succeeded by Dallas Heard
Personal details
Born January 1965 (age 50)
Santa Monica, California
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Angelia
Profession Small business owner

Tim J. Freeman (born 1965) is a small business owner and Republican politician from the U.S. state of Oregon. In 2008, he was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 2, which encompasses portions of Douglas, Jackson, and Josephine counties, including the cities of Canyonville, Glendale, Myrtle Creek, Riddle, and Roseburg.

Early life and career[edit]

Freeman was born in Santa Monica, California and was raised in Oakland, Oregon. He graduated from Oakland High School in 1983 and attended the Oregon Institute of Technology, where he studied computer systems engineering technology.[1] He worked as a field mechanic for a logging company and in 1991, he became the owner of the Garden Valley Shell service station in Roseburg. In 2007, Freeman graduated from the Douglas County Citizen Law Enforcement Academy.[1][2]

Political career[edit]

Freeman has served on the Roseburg City Council since 2003, and served as council president for three years. From 2006 to 2007, he was the chair of the General Government Committee for the League of Oregon Cities.[1] In 2008, he ran for the seat in the Oregon House of Representatives vacated by Susan Morgan, who did not seek re-election. Freeman defeated Roseburg businessman Jim Fox in the Republican primary, and then defeated Democrat Harry McDermott in the general election.[3]

Personal[edit]

Freeman and his wife Angelia live in Roseburg and have two children.[2] His mother, Carol, is the guidance counselor at Oakland High School in Oakland, Oregon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Voter Guide: Tim J. Freeman". OregonLive.com. Retrieved 2008-11-20. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Tim Freeman:Bio". TimFreeman2008.com. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 
  3. ^ "Freeman, Hanna, Krieger, Kruse win statehouse races". The News-Review. 2008-11-04. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 

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