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John M. Mutz

John Massie Mutz (BSJ57, MSJ58) is a member of the inaugural class of the Medill Hall of Achievement of 1997.

Mutz is a business leader and politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, Republican candidate for Governor and president of Lilly Endowment, one of America's largest family foundations.

Born in Indianapolis, Mutz earned both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in advertising and business management at Northwestern.

Mutz has had a long business career including the management of a large group of Burger Chef restaurants and serving as president of PSI Energy, Indiana's largest utility.

In Indiana politics, he served as state representative from 1967 to 1970, state senator from 1971 to 1980 and as the 45th Lieutenant Governor, serving under Robert D. Orr from 1980 to 1988.

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