Bob is a family guy who is determined to not only do great things in our community but also is committed to ensuring we have a great place to live, work and play. Bob understands what it takes to start from the bottom and work your way up the ladder. As a family man of 7 children and his wife of 18 years, he started his own business and grew it into a mega success.
Success is a word Bob not only understands but, lives by. Determined to do whats best for district 84 and Indiana, Bob is the best choice for Indiana State Senate. Below are facts about Bob.
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: Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development
- Employment, Labor and Pensions
- Roads and Transportation
Address: 200 West Washington Street, 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.
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.
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 18 years and they have seven children. The family is active in the Arlington Park Neighborhood Association in Northeast Fort Wayne.
Bob has over 16 years of experience in Developing and Owning Businesses and is passionate about community.
Use the Contact Us page to tell Bob your thoughts. What we’re doing right or what we can improve on. Bob will listen. He is focused and determined to be the best he can be.