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Luke Messer's Biography

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Full Name:

Allen 'Luke' Lucas Messer

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Jennifer; 3 Children: Emma, Ava, Hudson

Birth Date:

02/27/1969

Birth Place:

Greensburg, IN

Home City:

Shelbyville, IN

Religion:

Christian

JD, Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1994

BA, Wabash College, 1991

Assistant Majority Floor Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Majority Policy Committee, United States House of Representatives

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 6, 2012-2019

Candidate, United States Senate, Indiana, 2018

President, Freshman Class, United States House of Representatives, 2012

Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2003-2006

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Indiana, District 2, 2000

Member, Alzheimer's Disease Congressional Task Force, present

Member, Arthritis Caucus, present

Member, Auto Industry Pension Task Force, present

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Dyslexia Caucus, present

Member, Bipartisan Congressional Tourette Syndrome Caucus, present

Member, Childhood Cancer Caucus, present

Member, Coalition for Autism Research and Education, present

Member, Congressional Automotive Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on Korea, present

Member, Congressional Caucus on United States-Turkish Relations and Turkish Americans, present

Member, Congressional Coal Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Coalition on Adoption, present

Member, Congressional Diabetes Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Gaming and Entertainment Caucus, present

Member, Congressional International Conservation Caucus, present

Chair, Congressional School Choice Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Taiwan Caucus, present

Member, General Aviation Caucus, present

Member, Manufacturing Caucus, present

Member, Motorsports Caucus, present

Member, Ohio River Basin Congressional Caucus, present

Member, Republican Israel Caucus, present

Member, Turkish American Caucus, present

Member, Wire and Wire Products Caucus, present

Former Member, Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Financial Services Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, House Leadership Team, Indiana State House

Former Member, Monetary Policy and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, United States House of Representatitves

Former Member, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Terrorism and Illicit Finance Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Ways and Means Committee, Indiana State House

Legal Counsel, House Government Subcommittee, United States Congressmen Dan Burton and David McIntosh

Attorney, Johnson Smith Law Firm, Indianapolis

Associate Counsel, Koch Industries, Incorporated

Political Consultant, Russo Marsh Campaign Management, Incorporated

Press Secretary, United States Congressman Ed Bryant

Legal Counsel, United States Congressman Jim Duncan

Campaign Manager, Virginia Blankenbaker for United States Congress

President/Chief Executive Officer, Hoosiers for Economic Growth, 2010-2012

Partner, Ice Miller, Limited Liability Partnership, 2006-2010

Executive Director, Indiana Republican Party, 2001-2006

Associate, Barnes & Thornburg Law Firm, 2000-2001

Founder, Child Share Indiana

Elder, First Presbyterian Church, Shelbyville, Indiana

Chief Spokesman, Indiana Republican Party

Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Wabash College

President/Chief Executive Officer, School Choice Indiana

Awards:

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Wabash College
Fourth Grade Coach of the Year

Favorite Sport:

my kid's teams, the Indianapolis Colts and whoever is playing against the New England Patriots

Priority Issues:

In Congress, Luke Messer is committed to limited government, fiscal responsibility, tax reform, and a strong national defense.

Publications:

"Hoosier Heart"

Author- Hoosier Heart: A Story About Hoosiers and the Great State of Indiana

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