Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Senator Ira I. Silverstein (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
8th District

Photograph of  Senator  Ira I. Silverstein (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 8th District
121B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5500
District Office:
2951 West Devon
Chicago, IL 60659
(773) 743-5015
(773) 743-4750 FAX

Years served: 1999 - Present

Committee assignments: Executive (Chair); Sen. Comm. Whole; Licensed Activities; Subcommittee on Amendments; Subcommittee on Lic.Professionals; Sen. T.F. on IL Alcoholic Bev. La (Chair); Exec.Subcommitte on Gaming (Sub-Chair); Exec. Subcommittee on Tobacco (Sub-Chair); Judiciary; Commerce & Economic Development.

Biography: Attorney; Degrees from Loyola University in 1982 and John Marshall Law School in 1985; past President of the Northtown Community Council; board member of the Korean Senior Center; member of the Greek Pan-Hellenic Laconian organization; Director of the Bernard Horwich JCC; married (wife, Debra), has four children.

Associated Representative(s): Lou Lang
 John D'Amico