Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
HARE, Phil (1949-)

HARE, PHIL, a Representative from Illinois; born in Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., February 21, 1949; graduated from Alleman High School, Rock Island, Ill., 1967; attended Black Hawk Community College, Moline, Ill., 1967-1968; United States Army Reserve, 1969-1975; factory worker, 1969-1982; staff, United States Representative Lane Evans of Illinois, 1983-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2007-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

Western Illinois University
Archives & Special Collections
Macomb, IL
Papers: 2007-2011, 0.4 linear foot.
The Phil Hare Congressional Papers is a collection of documents, photos, video, and audio files relating to former Congressman Hare's service in the United States House of Representatives. The majority of documents consist of legislative letters, copies of house bills, Hare's legislative activity guide, and the rules of the House. There are also some items relating to Hare's speeches, commencement addresses, actions on the House floor, and text of newspaper articles. The digital files include photos, video, and audio that relate to Hare's service. There are extensive photos from Washington, DC, Capitol Hill, and the 17th District in Illinois. The audio and video items include conference calls, speeches, and news reports relating to important issues.An unpublished guide is available in the library