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  • John M. Shimkus (R) of Collinsville
    Incumbent - elected 1996
    • Born: February 21, 1958, Collinsville.
    • Education: U.S. Military Academy, B.S., 1980; Southern Illinois U., M.B.A., 1997.
    • Military Service: Army, 1980-85.
    • Occupation: Teacher; Army officer; Madison County Treasurer.
    • Family: Wife, Karen Muth; two children.
    • Religion: Lutheran.
    • Political Career: Candidate for Madison County Board, 1988; Collinsville Township Board of Trustees, 1989-97; Madison County treasurer, 1990-97; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992.


    • Campaign Address: Volunteers for Shimkus, P.O. Box 5458, Springfield, IL 62705
    • Telephone: (217) 744-2020
    • Fax: (217) 744-2036
    • E-mail: Not reported.
    • Web: www.shimkus.org


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