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Tony Schwab - District 1 Director Candidate




Tony Schwab and his wife, Melinda, live on a small farm in Franklin County Indiana, attached to his parent’s farm where he grew up.  On their farm, they rent some of the ground and set aside a few acres for warm-season grass as a habitat for wildlife.  They have one daughter who recently received her master’s degree in anthropology at New York University and is working on her doctorate at Columbia University.

Tony is the maintenance manager at Owens Corning in Brookville and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Purdue University.  His former work experience includes Director of Operations (Osborn International), General Manager (Anderson Manufacturing), Senior Manufacturing Engineer (Delta Faucet), Project Engineer (Mazak), and Franklin County Economics Director.  He serves on the Hoosier Hills Water District Board of Directors and as a local handyman. 

His hobbies include gardening, building cars and racing at Edgewater Raceway, golf, traveling, hiking, snorkeling, scrap metal art, and having neighbors over for dinner.  He and his wife have a few pets, most notably a rescue sheep that they taught to do many tricks and became somewhat famous in the area. 

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