Candidate Profile from Congressional Quarterly
Bobby L. Rush (D) of Chicago
Incumbent - elected 1992
- Born: November 23, 1946, Albany, Ga.
- Education: Roosevelt U., B.A., 1973; U.
of Illinois, Chicago Circle, 1975-77.
- Military Service: Army, 1963-68.
- Occupation: Insurance broker; political
- Family: Wife, Carolyn Thomas; five children.
- Religion: Protestant.
- Political Career: Candidate
for Chicago Board of Aldermen, 1975; sought
Democratic nomination for Ill. House, 1978;
Chicago City Council, 1983-93.