Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Senator William R. Haine (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
56th District
Majority Caucus Whip

Photograph of  Senator  William R. Haine (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 56th District
311C Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5247
(217) 782-8287 FAX
District Office:
307 Henry Street, Suite 210
Alton, IL 62002
(618) 465-4764
(618) 465-4816 FAX

Years served: 2002 - Present

Committee assignments: Criminal Law; Insurance (Chair); Judiciary; Licensed Activities and Pensions; Committee of the Whole; Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL) (Sub-Chair); Sub.on Ins.Madates & Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Legislative Petitions (Chair).

Biography: Born 8 August 1944, in Alton, Illinois. United States Army Veteran; one tour of duty, Vietnam (1967-69); Bachelors Degree, St. Louis University (1967); Juris Doctorate, St. Louis University School of Law (1974). Member, Madison County Board (1978, 1982-86); Metro-East Transit District Board of Trustees (1981-88); Madison County State's Attorney (1988-2002). Wife, Anna, 7 children, 26 grandchildren.

Associated Representative(s): Daniel V. Beiser
 Dwight Kay