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Representative Joseph M. Lyons (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
19th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Joseph M. Lyons (D)

Springfield Office:
229-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8400
(217) 557-1934 FAX
District Office:
5205 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
(773) 286-1115
(773) 545-7106 FAX
Years served: 1996 - Present

Committee assignments: Executive (Vice-Chairperson); Aging; Financial Institutions; Veterans' Affairs; Transportation, Regulation, Roads; Telecommunications Committee.

Biography: Training/Education; born June 24, 1951, in Chicago; bachelor's degree, political science/history, De Paul University, 1975; M.S. in public administration, De Paul University, 1984; Supervisor of Water Operations, Chicago Water Department, 1975-81; Regional Affairs Officer, Regional Transportation Authority, 1980-81; Manager of Training and Education, Cook County Department of Human Resources, 1983-present; married (wife, Kieran), has two children, Ellie and Joey.

Associated Senator(s): John G. Mulroe