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Leonard, Tom (R)

State Representative District 93
Office: 164 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-1778
Email: TomLeonard@house.mi.gov
Home Address: PO Box 261, Dewitt, MI 48820
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/central/leonard/
Seat Number: 5
Standing Committees: Legislative Council(C), House Fiscal Agency Governing Committee(VC)
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

In his first run for public office, Rep. Leonard won the 93rd District seat in 2012 with 56.6 percent of the vote in the general election. He survived a competitive four-way primary that August, beating his next closest competitor by 204 votes. He won re-election in 2014 with 56 percent of the vote.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Representative Leonard worked as an assistant attorney general for the state and as a prosecutor for Genesee County.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Leonard, click here.

EDUCATION

Rep. Leonard holds a bachelor's degree in history and Spanish from the University of Michigan and a law degree from Michigan State University. 

PERSONAL

His wife's name is Jenell. Before deciding to practice criminal law, Rep. Leonard considered becoming a sports agent. 

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Representative Leonard is a former chair of the DeWitt Township Public Safety Committee and is an associate member of the Clinton County Farm Bureau.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Don Pero
dpero@house.mi.gov

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