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Callton, Mike (R)

State Representative District 87
Office: N 1191 HOB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-0842
Home Address: P.O. Box 676, Nashville MI 49073
Seat Number: 42
Standing Committees: Health Policy(C), Commerce & Trade, Education, Financial Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


Rep. Callton is a former Barry County Commissioner, school board member and city official. Callton won the August 2010 primary in the 87th House District by defeating two other Republicans by about 3,000 votes. He went on defeat Democrat Greg Grieves in his 60 percent Republican seat.  He's won re-election in 2012 and 2014 in non-competitive elections.


Rep. Callton is the owner of Nashville Chiropractic Center, and he served in the U.S. Army from 1982 to 1985.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Callton, click here.


Rep. Callton earned a biology degree from Michigan State University in 1981, and his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from the National University of Health Sciences in 1989.


Representative Callton is married to Shelly, and has two adult sons, Cody and Dan.


He served six years as a Barry County commissioner. He also served as a member of the Nashville Village Council and the Maple Valley Board of Education.


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