Jeremy Whittum

Biographical Information

Born: September 23, 1971 in Eaton Rapids
Marital Status: Divorce
Children: Brittany Whittum
Education: Associates Degree Lansing Community College Bachelor's Degree Northwood University Masters Central Michigan University
Employment/Military Record: Military service began August 3, 1990. Retirement Date 30 September 2011. Active duty during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. 2008 and 2009 deployed to Iraq with the 1463rd Transportation Company from Wyoming, Michigan. The 1463rd was tasked with detainee operations at Camp Bucca, located near Basra Iraq. Iraq's main shipping port Umm Qasr is located in Basra. Total 21 years military service
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Other Offices: Township Supervisor 1992-1996

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House76th District 2022
General Vote: 19,667 of 44,441 (44%)
Primary Vote: 8,058 of 8,058 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC

Political Activities: Jeremy was appointed to the City of Eaton Rapids Planning Commission. Jeremy served from 1998 to 2005, a nine-year stint including three years as Commission Chair. During his time the City undated its City Code, Zoning Ordinance and Master Plan. During the 113th session of Congress Jeremy served as Constituent Services Representative. He was on the staff to Congressman Dr. Joe Schwarz. Congressman Schwarz served in the House of Representatives from 2005-06 representing Michigan's 7th Congressional District. During this time Jeremy provided council on military, veterans, and agricultural issues. In the State of Michigan Legislature Jeremy worked with State Representative Rick Jones. As a Legislative Assistant Jeremy's primary responsibility during this time was constituent relations, following legislation through the legislative process and advising with various subjects confronting Michigan's 71st State House District

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