Jean (Jean) Leising (R-42)

State Senator Jean Leising

Jean (Jean) Leising (R-42)
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Capitol: 317.232.9498
FAX: 317.233.4276
District: 812.934.4118
Room 4D-N State House 200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2785
200 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2785
Residence:Oldenburg, IN

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Elected Indiana State Senate, 2008 - present; 1988 -1996; Senate Assistant Majority Whip, 1994 - 1996 Political Affiliation Republican Standing Committees Agriculture, Chair Natural Resources, Ranking Member Commerce and Technology Education and Career Development Health and Provider Services Utilities Education Sunman High School, 1966 Salutatorian Good Samaritan School of Nursing, Cincinnati, Ohio - with Honors, 1969 Activities Indiana Corn Growers Association, Past President, 1986 Indiana Farm Bureau, Member Honors Indiana Farm Bureau's Farm Woman of the Year Award, 1984 Indiana Conservation Officers and Their Families' Legislator of the Year Award, 1995 National Rifle Association's Defender of Freedom Award, 1996 American Legion of Indiana's Distinguished Public Service Award, 2009 Indiana Volunteer Fire Fighters Association's Legislator of the Year Award, 2010 New Horizons Partnership Award, 2010 Developmental Services Inc. Paul Roahrig Memorial President's Award, 2010 Family Health Services Award, 2011 Champion of Indiana's Electric Cooperatives, 2013 Indiana Latino Scholarship Fund Award, 2013 Direct Support Professionals of Indiana and Self-Advocates of Indiana's Friend of the Industry Award, 2015 Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council Legislative Excellence Award, 2016 Indiana Family Institute's 100 Percent Legislative Rating, 2017 Indiana Disability Rights' Promoting the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Award, 2018 Occupation Farm owner, travel agent, and retired nurse Personal Married- Frank Thompson; three children and eight grandchildren Counties Served Rush County, and portions of Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Ripley and Shelby counties

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2008    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Frank Thompson   DOB: 1/10/1949
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