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us: Durbin, Richard J. (Richard Joseph), 1944-


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    • us: Durbin, Dick, 1944-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19441121
    • Birth Place

        East Saint Louis, Ill.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Georgetown University. School of Foreign Service
        • Affiliation End: 1966
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Georgetown University. Law Center
        • Affiliation End: 1969
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
        • Affiliation Start: 1978
        • Affiliation End: 1983
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19830103
        • Affiliation End: 19970102
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1997
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) College teachers
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Legislators
        • Sources

          • found: "Beneath the Veil"'s Mauvis Leno and Eleanor Famel, 2001: credits (Dick Durbin)
          • found: Congressional staff directory, c2001: (Richard J. Durbin; full name, Richard Joseph Durbin; b. Nov. 21, 1944)
          • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, June 13, 2013: (Durbin, Richard Joseph, Senate years of service: 1997- ; a Senator and a Representative from Illinois; born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 21, 1944; graduated from Assumption High School, East St. Louis 1962; B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC 1966; intern in the office of Illinois Senator Paul Douglas during his senior year in college; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center 1969; admitted to the Illinois bar 1969, and commenced practice in Springfield; legal counsel to Illinois Lieutenant Governor Paul Simon 1969-1972; legal counsel, Illinois State senate judiciary committee 1972-1982; Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Illinois 1978; associate professor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield 1978-1983; delegate, Democratic National Conventions 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996; chairman of Illinois state delegation in 1996; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 2, 1997); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, and again in 2008 for the term ending January 3, 2015; Democratic party whip (2005-))
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          • 2002-05-15: new
          • 2013-06-15: revised
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