BOST, Mike, (1960 - )


BOST, Mike, a Representative from Illinois; born in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Ill., December 30, 1960; graduated from Murphysboro High School, Murphysboro, Ill., 1979; Certified Firefighter II Academy, University of Illinois, 1993; United States Marine Corps, 1979-1982; truck manager; firefighter; business owner; member of the Jackson County, Ill., board, 1984-1988; Murphysboro Township, Ill., treasurer, 1989-1992; Murphysboro Township, Ill., trustee, 1993-1995; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1995-2014; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2015-present).