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Representative Peter Breen (R) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
48th District

Photograph of  Representative  Peter Breen (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 48th District
210-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8037
District Office:
929 S. Main St.
Suite 105A
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 403-8135

Years served: January 2015 - January 2019

Committee assignments: Energy; Financial Institutions; Judiciary - Civil; Labor & Commerce Committee; Public Utilities; Restorative Justice; Workers Compensation Subcommittee; Tort Liability Law Subcommittee; Real & Personal Property Law Subcom.

Biography: Peter Breen is a constitutional attorney, specializing in defense of free speech and religious liberty rights. Prior to his election to the General Assembly, Breen served on the Lombard Village Board, as a Trustee and as Acting Village President. He also founded and directed a local not-for-profit that serves women in difficult or untimely pregnancies and their children. He is the only member of the General Assembly to hold an electrical engineering degree, which he earned in three years from Vanderbilt University. Breen also holds a law degree from the University of Notre Dame. Representative Breen resides in Lombard with his wife, Margie and their son Matthew.

Associated Representative(s): Yadav Nathwani