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Representative Wyvetter H. Younge (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
114th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Wyvetter H. Younge (D)

Springfield Office:
261-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-5951
(217) 782-8794 FAX
District Office:
4700 State Street, Suite 2
East St. Louis, IL 62205
(618) 875-1691
(618) 875-6323 FAX
Years served: 1975 - Present

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Housing & Urban Development; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Local Government; Child Support Enforcement; Revenue; Environmental Health (Vice-Chairperson); Property Tax, Subcommittee on.

Biography: Attorney; B.S., Hampton Institute; J.D., St. Louis University School of Law; L.L.M., Washington University School of Law; former Assistant Circuit Attorney, City of St. Louis; received "Best Legislator" award from the UAW, 1993; married (husband, Richard G. Younge, attorney), has three children, Ruth, Torque and Margaret.

Associated Senator(s): James F. Clayborne, Jr.