Thomas Wyss (Indiana politician)

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Thomas Wyss
Member of the Indiana Senate
from the 15th district
In office
July 9, 1985 November 5, 2014
Preceded by Elmer MacDonald [1]
Succeeded by Liz Brown
Personal details
Born (1942-10-24) October 24, 1942 (age 75)
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Shirley
Children 2
Alma mater Purdue University, Fort Wayne (BS)
Military service
AllegianceFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Service/branchFlag of the United States Air Force.svg  United States Air Force
Years of service 1966–1997
Rank US-O5 insignia.svg Lieutenant colonel
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. [2] He previously served on the Allen County Council from 1978-1985 and in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1966 to 1997. [3]

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