Illinois General Assembly - Representative Biography
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Senator Ira I. Silverstein (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
8th District
Majority Caucus Whip

Photograph of Senator  Ira I. Silverstein (D)

Springfield Office:
501 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: Committee of the Whole; Executive (Vice-Chair); Financial Institutions; Gaming (Vice-Chair); Insurance; Judiciary (Chair); Subcommittee on Health Exchanges; Subcomm on Civil Process Procedure (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