WELLER, Gerald C. (Jerry), (1957 - )


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WELLER, Gerald C. (Jerry), a Representative from Illinois; born in Streator, La Salle County, Ill., July 7, 1957; graduated from Dwight High School, Ill., 1975; attended Joliet Junior College, Romeoville, Ill., 1976; B.S., University of Illinois, 1979; aide to United States Representative Tom Corcoran of Illinois, 1980-1981; assistant to the director, Illinois state department of agriculture; aide to United States Secretary of Agriculture, John R. Block, 1981-1985; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1988-1994; founder and past president, Grundy County Young Republicans; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2009); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008.