FAWELL, Harris W., (1929 - )


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FAWELL, Harris W., a Representative from Illinois; born in West Chicago, Du Page County, Ill., March 25, 1929; graduated from West Chicago Community High School, West Chicago, Ill., 1929; attended North Central College, Naperville, Ill., 1947-1949; LL.B., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Ill., 1952; admitted to the bar and practiced law 1954-1984; member of the Illinois state senate, 1963-1977; member of the Illinois Commission on Children, 1967-1977; unsuccessful candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court in 1976; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1968 and 1988; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1999).