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Bumstead, Jon (R)

State Representative District 100
Office: S 1289 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-7317
Home Address: 2186 E. 72nd St., Newaygo MI 49337
Seat Number: 104

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


Rep. Bumstead is a former member of the township fire and police command. He won his first term in 2010 election by defeating Fremont City Councilwoman Jane Drake by 488 votes and Marc Libants by 918 votes in the Republican primary. He easy won the general election over Democrat Bill Richards with 64.5 percent of the vote.


Representative Bumstead began his own construction firm, and over the last 30 years Bumstead Construction has built and remodeled many homes. His biography in MIRS can be found here.


Representative Bumstead is a graduate of Newaygo High School. He also attended Career Tech Educational Center.


Rep. Bumstead, born in Fremont in 1957, has been married to his wife Bev for 23 years, and they have three children - Belinda, Ray and Jona - and four grandchildren. He's also an active hunter. Bumstead has hunted all over the world -- Canadian Polar Bears in the Artic, buffalo in northern Australia. He's hunted in Africa a couple times, Alaska several times and all 48 states in the continental United States.

His trophy room has more than 60 animals. Several varieties of sheep, a mountain goat, a mountain lion, buffalo, just to name a few.


He is a charter member of the Newaygo Jaycees, a member of the Newaygo Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Brooks Township Planning Commission, the Michigan Home Builders Association, the Newaygo County Building Review Board, and is a Newaygo Area Fire and Rescue Command Board Volunteer firefighter.


Karen White

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