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Rich Whitney's Biography
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Richard 'Rich' J. Whitney
Wife: Paula; 3 Children: Amanda, Jessica, Benjamin
No one's business but my own
JD, Southern Illinois University, School of Law, 1996
BA, Communications, Michigan State University, 1977
Candidate, Illinois State Governor, 2010
Candidate, Governor, Illinois, 2006
Candidate, Illinois State House of Representatives, District 115, 2004
Chair, Shawnee Green Party, 2002-2004
Chair, Platform Committee, Illinois Green Party, 2000-2003
Candidate, Illinois State House of Representatives, District 105, 2002
No caucus information on file.
Partner, Speir and Whitney, 1997-present
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Legal Chair, American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Illinois, 1999-present
Member, Jackson County Bar Association, 1997-present
Member, Illinois State Bar Association, 1997-2000
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