Illinois General Assembly - Representative Biography
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Senator Gary Forby (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
59th District

Photograph of Senator  Gary Forby (D)

Springfield Office:
417B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5509
(217) 782-3088 FAX
District Office:
903 W. Washington, Suite 5
Benton, IL 62812
(618) 439-2504
(618) 438-3704 FAX
Years served: 2001-2003 (House); 2003 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Energy; Labor and Commerce (Chair); Licensed Activities and Pensions; Committee of the Whole; Subcommittee on Natural Resources.

Biography: Born January 4, 1945, in Anna, Illinois. Full-time state 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.

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