|Member of the Indiana Senate |
from the 15th district
July 9, 1985 –November 5, 2014
|Preceded by||Elmer MacDonald|
|Succeeded by||Liz Brown|
|Born||October 24, 1942|
|Alma mater||Purdue University, Fort Wayne (BS)|
|Years of service||1966–1997|
|Unit||Indiana Air National Guard|
Thomas John Wyss (born October 24, 1942) is a former Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing the 15th district from 1985 until his retirement in 2014. He is Roman Catholic.He previously served on the Allen County Council from 1978-1985 and in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1966 to 1997.
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