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Representative Harry Benton (D)
97th District

Photograph of Representative  Harry Benton (D)

Springfield Office:
282-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1331
District Office:
24047 Lockport St.
Plainfield, IL  60544
(815) 254-0000

Years served: January 2023 - Present

Committee assignments: Cities & Villages; Police & Fire Committee; Prescription Drug Affordability; Trans: Regulations, Roads & Bridges; Veterans' Affairs; Child Care Access & Early Childhood.

Biography: Born and raised in IL, fourth generation Will County resident; Village of Plainfield Trustee; member of Ironworkers Local 444; lifelong volunteer and supporter of numerous civic and charitable organizations; married (wife, Erin) and proud father of two children (Evelyn and Harrison).

Associated Senator(s): Meg Loughran Cappel