Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
Illinois General Assembly

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Senator Kris Tharp (D) - Previous General Assembly (102nd)
56th District

Photograph of  Senator  Kris Tharp (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 56th District
Stratton Office Building
Section C, Room L
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5247
District Office:
35 Executive Plaza Court
Maryville, IL  62062
(618) 251-9840
Additional District Addresses

Years served: 2022 - Present

Committee assignments: Labor; Veterans Affairs.

Biography: Born and raised in Wood River; life-long resident of the Metro East; Captain and jail administrator for the Madison County Sheriff’s Office; Deputy Commander for the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis; Founder of Madison County Triad; Alumna of East Alton - Wood River High School, Lewis and Clark Community College, Lindenwood University in Belleville and the FBI National Academy; Lives in Bethalto with his wife, Jaime, and has two adult sons.

Associated Representative(s): Katie Stuart
 Amy Elik