James Philip

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Birthday
26, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Influential Republican politician who served as President of the Illinois Senate from 1993 to 2003. He was also a Member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1966 to 1975.

Before Fame

He was a district sales manager for Pepperidge Farm for thirty-eight years following his service in the United States Marine Corps.

Trivia

He was in favor of reducing the penalty for possessing illegal firearms to a misdemeanor and applying the death penalty to all convicted murderers.

Family Life

He and his wife Nancy became parents to four children.

Associated With

He and Everett Dirksen both served in the Illinois House of Representatives.