LaHOOD, Darin, (1968 - )


LaHOOD, Darin, (son of Ray LaHood), a Representative from Illinois; born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., 1968; graduated from Spalding Institute, Peoria, Ill., 1986; B.A., Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1990; J.D., John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Ill., 1997; lawyer, private practice; staff, United States Representative Charles Jeremy (Jerry) Lewis of California, 1990-1994; Cook County, Ill., prosecutor, 1997-1999; Tazewell County, Ill., prosecutor, 1999-2001; prosecutor, United States attorney for the District of Nevada, 2001-2005; adjunct professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nev., 2003-2005; member of the Illinois state senate, 2011-2015; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Aaron Schock, and reelected to the succeeding Congress (September 10, 2015-present).