Illinois General Assembly - Representative Biography
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Senator Ira I. Silverstein (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
8th District
Majority Caucus Chair

Photograph of Senator  Ira I. Silverstein (D)

Springfield Office:
121B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5500
(217) 782-5340 FAX
District Office:
2951 West Devon
Chicago, IL  60659
(773) 743-5015
(773) 743-4750 FAX
Years served: 1999 - Present

Committee assignments: Executive (Vice-Chair); Financial Institutions; Executive Appointments; Insurance; Judiciary; Committee of the Whole; Sub on Constitutional Amendments (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Attorney; Degrees from Loyola University in 1982 and John Marshall Law School in 1985; past President of the Northtown Community Council; board member of the Korean Senior Center; member of the Greek Pan-Hellenic Laconian organization; Director of the Bernard Horwich JCC; married (wife, Debra), has four children.

Associated Senator(s): Lou Lang
 John D'Amico