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Representative Daniel Biss (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)

Photograph of Representative  Daniel Biss (D)

Springfield Office:
280-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-4194
(217) 558-3740 FAX
District Office:
3706 Dempster Street
Skokie, IL  60076
(847) 568-1250
(847) 568-1256 FAX

Years served: 2011 - January 2013

Committee assignments:

Biography: Full time legislator; former University of Chicago math professor; doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He has volunteered as a math teacher at the North Lawndale College Preparatory High School to at-risk students and served as a policy advisor to Governor Quinn on transparency and ethical reform. He resides in Evanston with his wife, Karin, a former Peace Corps volunteer who is working on her Ph.D. in history at Northwestern, and their children Elliot and Theodore.