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Bartholomew County Democratic primary

U.S. Representative District 6

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Dan Bolling

PARTY: Democrat

AGE: 61

RESIDES: Centerville

OCCUPATION: Biotech entrepreneur

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in business from Indiana University

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Democratic Party of Wayne County

FAMILY: Married; has teenage stepdaughter


Brad Bookout

PARTY: Democrat

AGE: 39

RESIDES: Yorktown

OCCUPATION: Economic development consultant, certified master homebuilder

EDUCATION: Earned political science, criminal justice degrees from Ball State University

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Two terms on Delaware County Council, Burris Parent-Teacher Student Organization, Delaware County Redevelopment Commission, Delaware County Finance Committee, assistant director of business development for Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance

FAMILY: Wife, Lisa; sons, Brandon, 15, Brady, 13, Brock, 8.

Jim Crone

PARTY: Democrat

AGE: None given.

RESIDES: Hanover

OCCUPATION: Professor of sociology at Hanover College

EDUCATION: 1962 graduate of Connersville High School; attended University of Tennessee; graduated from Indiana State University with major in world history and minors in sociology and political science; earned doctorate in sociology at the University of Kansas

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Jefferson County Democratic Party chairman, Jefferson County Council member, Hanover Town Council president, Madison/Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity president.

FAMILY: Son, Alex.


Susan Heitzman

PARTY: Democrat

AGE: 67

RESIDES: North Vernon

OCCUPATION: Retired teacher; author

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts in psychology/sociology with math minor from Hanover College, 1965; state secondary certification in U.S. history, world civilizations, psychology, sociology and math from Indiana University Bloomington, 1993.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Helped create three nonprofits in Jennings County: The Jennings County Preservation Association, Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, Jennings County Humane Society; member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church; attend First United Methodist Church in North Vernon; belong to Interfaith Forum Columbus.

FAMILY: Husband, Stephen R. Heitzman; son, Keith S. Heitzman; daughter, Jill Heitzman Pressler; four living grandchildren.


George Holland

PARTY: Democrat

AGE: 77

RESIDES: Rushville

OCCUPATION: Retired pharmaceutical salesman

EDUCATION: Attended Evansville College and IU School of Medicine. Bachelor of Science in chemistry/zoology from Butler University, 1961.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Was a deacon and chairman of finance committee at Carrollton Ave. U.C.C., Indianapolis; was vice president and president of the consistory at St. Peter’s U.C.C., Carmel; was a deacon at Main Street Christian Church, Rushville. Was active in Indian Guides and Boy Scouts. Coached Little League.

FAMILY: Wife, Janice; two sons; six grandchildren.


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