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PHELPS, David Dwain, a Representative from Illinois; born in Eldorado, Saline County, Illinois, October 26,
1947; attended Eldorado Township High School, Eldorado, Ill.; B.S., Southern Illinois University,
1969; teacher; school administrator; clerk and recorder of Saline County, Ill., 1980-1984; member
of the Illinois state general assembly, 1984-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth
Congress and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1999-January 3, 2003); unsuccessful candidate
for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.