RUSSO, Martin Anthony, (1944 - )

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RUSSO, Martin Anthony, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., January 23, 1944; graduated from St. Ignatius, Chicago, Ill., 1961; B.A., De Paul University, Chicago, Ill., 1965; J.D., De Paul University, Chicago, Ill., 1967; admitted to the Illinois bar in 1967 and commenced practice in Chicago; served as assistant State’s attorney, Cook County, Ill., 1971-1973; professional advocate; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of McLean, Va.