Deborah L. HALVORSON, Congress, IL (1958)
HALVORSON, Deborah L., a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill., March 1, 1958; A. G. S., Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, Ill., 1998; B. A., Governors State University, University Park, Ill., 2001; M. A., Governors State University, University Park, Ill., 2003; business owner; manager; clerk, Crete Township, Ill., 1993-1996; member of Illinois state senate, 1997-2008; majority leader of Illinois state senate, 2005-2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present
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