Gary Dillon

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Gary Dillon
Indiana State Senate District 17
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Physician
Gary Dillon (b. May 16, 1943) was a Republican member of the Indiana State Senate, representing District 17.

Dillon is past President of the Whitley County Health Department. He was President of School Board Whitley County Consolidated from 1991 to 1998. He served in the Indiana State House from 1998 to 2002. He then joined the Indiana State Senate in 2002 and served in that position until 2010. He was Assistant Majority Caucus Chair.

Dillon did not running for re-election in 2010. Republican candidate Jim Banks ran in an uncontested election for the seat.[1]


Dillon earned his B.A. from Wabash College in 1968. He went on to receive his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1972.

Dillon is a past Hospice Medical Director for Whitley County. He has also worked on "Ask the Physician" Radio Show. He served in the Indiana Air National Guard from 1964 to 1970. From 1976 to 1989 he worked as a private practice Physician. Dillon has been a Volunteer Physician/Dermatology Consultant for Mathew 25 Free Clinic since 1978. He has also been a teacher of Medical Students/Medical Residents since 1978. He has worked as a Physician for Fort Wayne Dermatology from 1989 to the present. He is currently a Physician and Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Indiana University Medical Center.

Committee assignments




See also: Indiana State Senate elections, 2010

Dillon did not run for re-election to the 15th District seat in the Indiana State Senate in 2010.


On November 7, 2006, Republican Gary Dillon won re-election to the Indiana State Senate District 17. He ran unopposed receiving 25,585 votes.[2]

Indiana State Senate, District 17 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gary Dillon (R) 25,585

Campaign donors


In 2006, Dillon collected $51,657 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Senate Majority Campaign CMTE of Indiana $2,500
AT&T $2,000
Indiana Hospital Association $1,850
Indiana Bankers Association $1,500
Millers Health Systems $1,000
Indiana Statewide Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives $1,000
Indiana State Medical Association $1,000
New Millennium Building Systems $1,000
Insurance Institute of Indiana $1,000


Dillon and his wife, Ann, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Indiana State Senate District 17
Succeeded by
Jim Banks