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POSHARD, Glenn, a Representative from Illinois; born in Herald, White County, Ill.,
October 30, 1945; attended Herald Elementary School, 1950-1958; graduated from
Carmi Township High School, 1962; served in the United States Army, Specialist
5, 1962-1965; B.S., University of Southern Illinois, 1970, M.S., 1974, Ph.D.,
administration of higher education, 1984; teacher and sports coach, Galatia and
Thompsonville High Schools, 1970-1974; assistant director, Southern Illinois
Regional Education Service Center, and director, Area Service Center for
Educators of the Gifted, 1974-1984; Illinois state senator, 1984-1988; elected
as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the four succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1989-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate in 1998 for reelection
to the U.S. House of Representatives but was an unsuccessful candidate for
Governor of Illinois.