Mike Bost is a Representative from Illinois. He was born in Murphysboro Illinois on December 30, 1960.
He became a Certified Firefighter at the University of Illinois in 1993. He served in the United Sates Marine Corps from 1979-1982.
He was a member of the Jackson County Board from 1984-1988, then served as treasurer of the Murphysboro Township from 1989-1992, before serving as trustee of the Murphysboro Township from 1993-1995.
He was elected to the Illinois state house of representatives from 1995-2016 until he was elected as a Republican to the One Hundred and Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).