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Canfield, Edward (R)State Representative District 84
Rep. Canfield was first elected to the Michigan House in 2014 after defeating six other Republicans in the August primary. In the general election, Canfield defeated Democrat David Jaroch with 60 percent of the vote.
Dr. Canfield most recently practiced at the Caro Medical Clinic in Caro. Previously, he ran the Canfield Family Practice with his wife, Cheryl. He also served as a board member for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
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Dr. Canfield has earned an associate degree in Environmental Health Technology from Merritt College, Oakland, CA, a bachelor’s of science in Biological Sciences from Lake Superior State College and a doctorate of Osteopathy from Michigan State University-College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a Board Certified Osteopathic Family Physician.
Dr. Canfield served five years in the United States Navy, and has been married to his wife, Cheryl, since 1984. They have four children and one grandchild.
Dr. Canfield has been involved in many community organizations; he is a former president and current member of Sebewaing Rotary Club as well as the Michigan Osteopathic Association and the Eastern Michigan Osteopathic Association He is a former board member of the Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians. The Canfields attend Colling Church of the Nazarene. Rep. Canfield is also a member of the charitable rock band, Second Time Around.
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