Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Senator Gary Forby (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
59th District

Photograph of  Senator  Gary Forby (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 59th District
M122 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5509
District Office:
903 W. Washington
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 439-2504
(618) 438-3704 FAX

Years served:

Committee assignments: Sen. Comm. Whole; Labor (Chair); Agriculture & Conservation; Appropriations III; Education; State Government; Transportation; Subcommittee Traffic Safety (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Railroad Safety; State Government Review.

Biography: Born January 4, 1945 in Anna, Illinois. Full - time legislator; former farmer and businessman; past chairman, Franklin County Board; former member, Franklin - Williamson Human Services Board; current member, Southern Illinois Workforce Man-Tra-Con Board, Operating Engineers and Laborers' International unions; wife, Angie; four children and one grandchild.

Associated Representative(s): Brandon W. Phelps
 John E. Bradley