Monique Davis

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Birthday
19, 1936
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1936 (age 83)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Before being elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1987, this Democratic Party politician was employed as a Chicago Public Schools administrator and teacher.

Before Fame

After graduating from Calumet High School, she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in elementary education from Chicago State University and pursued additional coursework at Roosevelt University.

Trivia

In 2003, while in the Illinois Senate, she worked closely with then-United States Senator Barack Obama on a pair of successful bills.

Family Life

Before ending in divorce, her marriage to Robert Davis produced a son and a daughter.

Associated With

She was defeated by Jesse Jackson in the 1995 Democratic primary to fill scandalized politician Mel Reynolds' Illinois seat in the United States House of Representatives.