(105 ILCS 5/5-2) (from Ch. 122, par. 5-2)
    Sec. 5-2. Governing board.
    The school business of all school townships having school trustees shall be transacted by three trustees, to be elected by the qualified voters of the township, as hereinafter provided. The trustees shall be a body politic and corporate, by the name of "trustees of schools of township No. ...., range No. ....," according to the number, or in case of school townships created from two or more congressional townships, such name shall be "trustees of .... township .... county, Illinois." Such corporation shall have perpetual existence, with power to sue and be sued, and to plead and be impleaded, in all courts and places where judicial proceedings are had.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 31.)