Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Senator Emil Jones, Jr. (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
14th District
President of the Senate

Photograph of  Senator  Emil Jones, Jr. (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 14th District
327 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-2728
District Office:
507 West 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60628
(773) 995-7748
(773) 995-9061 FAX

Years served: 1973-83 (House); 1983-Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Executive; Exec. Subcommittee on Amendments; Exec. Subcommittee on Education.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born Oct. 18, 1935, in Chicago; A.A., Chicago Loop Junior College; attended Roosevelt University School of Commerce; strong advocate for funding public education and social justice in Illinois; has received numerous legislative awards; is the parent of four children with his late wife, Patricia.

Associated Representative(s): Monique D. Davis
 Robert Rita