Dave Crooks (D-IN)

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Dave Crooks


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David L. “Dave” Crooks

Dave Crooks, 2012 Congressional Candidate Indiana District 8


Biography of Dave Crooks

Crooks was born and raised in Sullivan County, Indiana. He grew up in a working-class household, where his brother was a mine worker, his mother and sister were steel workers, and his father was a machinist. Crooks entered the work force at the age of nine at a gas station down the street from his family’s home. He began working at his first radio station at 17 and eventually came to own stations in both Daviess and Knox counties.

Dave Crooks is a former member of the Indiana House of Representatives, where he represented the 63rd District from 1996 to 2008. He is currently seeking the Democratic nomination for US Congress in Indiana’s 8th Congressional District.