Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
Illinois General Assembly

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Senator William E. Peterson (R) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
26th District
Assistant Minority Leader

Photograph of  Senator  William E. Peterson (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 26th District
307 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8010
District Office:
3050 North Main Street
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
(847) 634-6060
(847) 634-1569 FAX

Years served: 1983 - 93 (House); 1993 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Licensed Activities; Insurance; Subcommittee on Amendments (Sub-Minority Spokesperson); Ins. Subcommittee on Mandate Review; State Government.

Biography: Born in Chicago; B.A., North Park College; M.S., education, Northern Illinois University; post-graduate studies, Loyola University; former school teacher and principal; served in U.S. Army; married (wife, Patricia Giuffre), has three grown children and five grandchildren

Associated Representative(s): Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
 Ed Sullivan, Jr.