Meet Bob Morris

Indiana House of Representatives: 2010-Present

House District 84: Allen County, including the city of Fort Wayne and most of St. Joe Township

  • Vice Chair: Environmental Affairs
  • Employment Labor and Pensions
  • Roads and Transportation
  • Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development

Address: 200 West Washington Street, Suite 401-4, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Telephone: Statehouse: (800) 382-9841

Occupation: Small Business Owner

Education: B.S., Indiana University

State Representative Robert (Bob) Morris
was born in Streator, Illinois, and moved to Fort Wayne in 1976, residing in that area of Allen County now defined as the 84th House District.

Morris attended Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic School, Bishop Dwenger High School and Indiana University.

Business Experience
A graduate of the Indiana University (Bloomington), Rep. Morris has spent the last twelve years founding four entrepreneurial ventures. Representative Morris operates his businesses from the 84th District. 

Rep. Morris has a track-record of responsible involvement in the Northeast Indiana Business Community:

  • In 2001, Rep. Morris was elected President of the Georgetown Merchant Association.
  • In 2003, Rep. Morris was selected by the Indiana Humanities Council to receive the “Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders.”
  • 1993 World Youth Day Participant Denver, CO Representing the Diocese of FW-SB
  • Actively works to retain college graduates in Indiana

Rep. Morris has also been active with the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce and has worked with the Northeast Indiana Corporate Council addressing the issue of “brain-drain” and collaborating with business leaders in re-developing a vibrant economic base for a new generation of young workers.

In addition, Rep. Morris serves on the boards of the Purdue University Extension Service and Northeast Indiana Crime Stoppers.

Community Involvement
Rep. Morris demonstrates traditional commitment in his community. He and his family attend, and are active in, Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.
  • In 1995, he represented the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese at World Youth Day in Manila, Philippines.
  • In the Jubilee Year 2000, he served on the Diocesan Evangelization Committee

From 2005-2006, Rep. Morris was a state-sworn officer of the New Haven Police Department (Reserves).

Rep. Morris has been married to Erin for 13 years and they have six children. The family is active in the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association in Northeast Fort Wayne.

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