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SCHAKOWSKY, Janice D. (1944-)

SCHAKOWSKY, JANICE D., , a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 26, 1944; attended Sullivan High School, Chicago, Ill.; B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1965; director, Illinois State Council of Senior Citizens, 1985-1990; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present).

  • "Janice Schakowsky" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.