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Representative Paul Jacobs (R)
118th District

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Springfield Office:
234-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-0387
District Office:
600 Halfway Rd. Suite 103
Marion, IL  62959
(618) 559-7018
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Years served: January 2021- Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT; Health Care Licenses; Higher Education; Veterans' Affairs; Higher Ed-Degree Conferral.

Biography: Dr. Paul Jacobs; Southern Illinois optometrist for 41 years; Married to wife Rhoda; four grown children and ten grandchildren; Hometown is Pomona; served in the United States Navy from 1965 to 1971; Previous owner of Von Jakob Winery in Alto Pass; Elected 115th District State Representative in November 2020; sworn-in on January 13, 2021.

Associated Senator(s): Dale Fowler