Frank J. Mrvan
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Indiana's 1st district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2021
|Preceded by||Pete Visclosky|
Frank John Mrvan
April 16, 1969
Hammond, Indiana, U.S.
|Relatives||Frank Mrvan (father)|
|Education||Ball State University (BS)|
Frank John Mrvan (//; born April 16, 1969) is an American politician from the state of Indiana. He is the U.S. Representative from Indiana's 1st congressional district, and has served in that position since 2021, following the retirement of fellow Democrat Pete Visclosky. From 2005-2021, Mrvan served as the township trustee for North Township, Indiana.
Mrvan was born and raised in Hammond, Indiana. After graduating from Oliver P. Morton High School, Mrvan earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Ball State University.
Mrvan worked as a licensed mortgage broker and pharmaceutical sales representative. In November 2005, Mrvan was appointed as the township trustee for North Township, Indiana, when his predecessor resigned.
After Pete Visclosky, the incumbent member of the United States House of Representatives in Indiana's 1st congressional district, decided not to run for reelection in the 2020 elections, Mrvan announced his candidacy. Mrvan received endorsements from Visclosky and the local chapter of the United Steelworkers. He won the Democratic Party nomination with 34% of the vote in a field of 14 candidates, including Thomas McDermott Jr. and Mara Candelaria Reardon. He faced Republican Mark Leyva in the November general election, and won with 61% of the vote. Mrvan took office on January 3, 2021.
Mrvan and his wife, Jane, have two children. His father, Frank Mrvan, is a longtime member of the Indiana Senate.