ROSKAM, Peter, (1961 - )


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ROSKAM, Peter, a Representative from Illinois; born in Hinsdale, DuPage County, Ill., September 13, 1961; B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1983; J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., 1989; lawyer, private practice; staff, United States Representative Tom DeLay of Texas, 1985-1986; staff, United States Representative Henry Hyde of Illinois, 1986-1987; teacher; businessman; member, Illinois state house of representatives, 1993-1999; member, Illinois state senate, 2000-2006; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination to the United States House of Representatives in 1998; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Tenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).