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Representative Jack D. Franks (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
63rd District

Photograph of Representative  Jack D. Franks (D)

Springfield Office:
267-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-1717
(217) 557-2118 FAX
District Office:
1193 South Eastwood Drive
Woodstock, IL 60098
(815) 334-0063
(815) 334-9147 FAX

Years served: January 1999 - Present

Committee assignments: International Trade & Commerce (Vice-Chairperson); Public Utilities; State Government Administration (Chairperson); Accountability & Administrative Rev; Business Growth & Incentives; Veterans' Affairs; Biotechnology Committee (Vice-Chairperson); Special Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Tax Policy: Business Climate Sub (Sub-Chairperson); Tax Policy: Income Tax Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Tax Policy: Other Taxes Subcommitte (Sub-Chairperson); Tax Policy: Sales Tax Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson)

Biography: Attorney; B.A., International Relations and Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., American University's Washington College of Law; partner: Franks, Gerkin & McKenna; member of several chambers of commerce in McHenry County, where he lives with his wife, Debby, and their sons, Sam and Henry.

Associated Senator(s): Pamela J. Althoff