Tom Dent

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Tom Dent
Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the Position 1, 13th legislative district
Assumed office
January 12, 2015 (2015-01-12)
Preceded byJudy Warnick
Personal details
Thomas Emmett Dent

(1950-01-11) January 11, 1950 (age 69)
Nampa, Idaho, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Dayna Noel (Harrington) (Knapp) Dent
ResidenceMoses Lake, Washington
ProfessionTruck driver
Flight instructor
Corporate pilot
Aviation business owner

Thomas Emmett "Tom" Dent (born January 11, 1950) is an American politician of the Republican Party. He is a member of the Washington House of Representatives representing the 13th Legislative District. He is from Moses Lake. He was elected in 2014 to the House seat vacated by Judy Warnick, who retired to run for the Washington State Senate. He is a past chairman of the Grant County Republican Party.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Dent has lived in the Moses Lake area for more than 30 years.[1] He has been a pilot since 1975, founding Tom Dent Aviation in Othello in 1977. The company moved to Moses Lake in 1984. He was appointed as a commissioner for Moses Lake Municipal Airport in 1994. He is also a cattle and bison rancher.[2]

Reelection campaign website


  1. ^ a b "Warnick to run for open Senate seat, Tom Dent of Moses Lake files for vacant House seat". Daily Record. February 26, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Tom Dent". House Republican Organizational Committee. Retrieved February 10, 2015.