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Full Text of HR1668  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois House of
3 Representatives wish to congratulate Representative Patricia
4 Reid Lindner on her distinguished service to her legislative
5 district and the people of the State of Illinois; and
6     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner has been a member of the
7 Illinois House since 1993 and has served this body with honor
8 and distinction; and
9     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner was born on November 29,
10 1939 in Aurora, a graduate of East Aurora High School's Class
11 of 1957; and
12     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner earned a Bachelor of
13 Science Degree in speech from Northwestern University in 1961,
14 a Master's Degree in political science from the University of
15 Colorado in 1966, and a Juris Doctor Degree from Northern
16 Illinois University in 1980; and
17     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner was inspired to pursue a
18 life of public service by her father, the late Frank R. Reid,
19 Jr., and her mother, the late Charlotte Thompson Reid, who
20 served the people of Illinois in the United States Congress
21 from 1963 to 1971, and her grandfather, Frank R. Reid Sr., who



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1 was also a member of Congress from 1923 to 1935; and
2     WHEREAS, Patricia Reid married George Lindner in 1962 and
3 through more than 46 years of marriage have celebrated the
4 births of four children, sons Mike, Jon, and Brooks, and
5 daughter Courtney, as well as seven grandchildren, Lua,
6 Kingston, Marley, Pitcher, Elsa, Rye, and Charlotte; and
7     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner was admitted to the Bar in
8 1980 and served as an Assistant Public Defender in Kane County
9 from 1981 to 1984, as a court appointed attorney in Kane County
10 from 1984 to 1986, and as a lawyer in private practice from
11 1986 to 1992; and
12     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner was first elected to the
13 Illinois House in 1992 and has subsequently been re-elected to
14 seven consecutive terms, representing portions of Kane,
15 Kendall, and LaSalle counties since 2002; and
16     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner has served with
17 distinction on the Gaming, Labor, Environmental Health,
18 Adoption Reform, Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness,
19 and Computer Technology Committees during the 95th General
20 Assembly, as well as being the Republican Spokesperson on the
21 Judiciary II - Criminal Law and Juvenile Justice Reform
22 Committees; and



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1     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner has also served her caucus
2 ably as an Assistant Republican Leader since 2002; and
3     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner has made innumerable
4 contributions to the public good through her extensive civic
5 and volunteer involvement and service on the Board of Directors
6 of the Aurora Foundation, Board of Directors of the Gary
7 Wheaton Bank of Fox Valley, the Board of Directors YWCA, Chair
8 of the Personnel Committee YWCA, Chair of the Community
9 Division for Capital Campaign YWCA, Legal Aid Volunteer YWCA,
10 Co-Chair of the YWCA Women of Distinction Luncheon 1991, Member
11 Women in Management, Board of Directors Family Counseling,
12 Board of Directors Women in Management, Board of Directors
13 YMCA, Member of the American Association of University Women,
14 Member of the Women's Development Counsel at Waubonsee
15 Community College, Member of the League of Women Voters, Member
16 of the Child Welfare Society, Member of the Paramount Art
17 Center Endowment Committee, and Member of the Illinois
18 Governor's Task Force on the Family; and
19     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner is a member of the Council
20 of Women Legislators, the Kane County Bar Association, and the
21 Illinois State Bar Association; and
22     WHEREAS, Representative Lindner has been honored by scores



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1 of organizations over the years in recognition of her
2 outstanding service; therefore, be it
5 wish Representative Lindner all the best in her future
6 endeavors and congratulate her on a job well done in the
7 General Assembly; and be it further
8     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
9 presented to Representative Lindner, her husband, George, and
10 their entire family as an expression of our esteem and respect
11 for our colleague and friend.