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Senator David Koehler (D) - Previous General Assembly (95th)
46th District

Photograph of  Senator  David Koehler (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 46th District
311 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8250
(217) 782-3213 FAX
District Office:
13 S. Capitol Street
Pekin, IL  61554
(309) 346-4646
(309) 346-4650 FAX

Years served: December 2006 - Present

Committee assignments: Local Government (Vice-Chair); Appropriations II; Commerce and Economic Development; Transportation.

Biography: Born and raised in South Dakota. Received Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971 from Yankton College - Yankton, South Dakota. Masters of Divinity; United Theological Seminary - Dayton, Ohio. Former Staff member; National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM). Former Community organizer and program manager for peoria Friendship House. Former Executive Director - Peoria Area Labor Management Council (PALM). Former President for Labor Management Cooperative Health Programs, Inc. Member of the Peoria City Council (1982 - 1997). Current co-owner of the Peoria Bread Company. Married to Nora Sullivan. Has three daughters and one granddaughter.

Associated Representative(s): Michael K. Smith
 Joan G. Krupa