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  Ryan, George
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  1999-01-01  
 
NameGeorge Ryan
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Kankakee, Illinois , United States
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Born February 24, 1934 (87 years)
ContributorCOSDem
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 29, 2016 02:57am
Tags Caucasian - Moderate - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Death Penalty - Health Care Reform - Pro Free Trade - Pro-Gun control - Married - Widowed - Convicted - Christian - Methodist - Protestant - Straight -
Info * Education: Ferris State College, B.S..
* Military Service: Army, 1954-56.
* Occupation: Pharmacist, pharmacy owner.
* Family: Wife, Lura Lynn; six children.
* Religion: Methodist.
* Political Career: Ill. House, 1973-83, Republican leader, 1977-81; speaker, 1981-83; lieutenant governor, 1983-91; Ill. secretary of state, 1991-1999, IL Governor, 1999-2003

Currently serving a six-year prison sentence at the Oxford Federal Correctional Institution in Oxford, Wisconsin.


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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 30, 2012 09:00pm Legal Ruling Supreme Court decision could give George Ryan new trial   Article COSDem 
Oct 08, 2010 08:00pm General U.S. to judge: Keep ex-Governor Ryan in jail  Article COSDem 
Feb 18, 2010 07:15am News Imprisoned George Ryan's wife and lawyer appeal to Obama for clemency  Article ev 
Nov 25, 2008 03:00pm News Durbin weighs asking Bush to commute ex-Gov. Ryan   Article Servo 
Nov 08, 2007 05:15pm News Ex-Gov. Ryan of Illinois Reports to Prison  Article COSDem 
Nov 06, 2007 11:00am Scandal U.S. Supreme Court turns down [Former IL Governor] Ryan request to remain free  Article COSDem 

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FAMILY
Wife Lura Lynn Ryan 00, 1956-Jun 27, 2011

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/03/1998 IL Governor Won 51.03% (+3.57%)
  03/17/1998 IL Governor- R Primary Won 86.08% (+72.16%)
  11/08/1994 IL Secretary of State Won 60.48% (+22.19%)
  11/06/1990 IL Secretary of State Won 53.41% (+6.83%)
  11/04/1986 IL Lt. Governor Won 52.67% (+12.70%)
  03/18/1986 IL Lt. Governor - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1982 IL Lt. Governor Won 49.44% (+0.14%)
  03/16/1982 IL Lt. Governor - R Primary Won 44.99% (+14.59%)
  01/14/1981 Illinois Speaker of the House Won 52.30% (+4.60%)
  11/04/1980 IL State House 043 Won 31.06% (+0.00%)
  01/10/1979 Illinois Speaker of the House Lost 49.14% (-1.71%)
  11/07/1978 IL State House 043 Won 26.98% (+0.00%)
  01/12/1977 Illinois Speaker of the House Lost 46.89% (-6.21%)
  11/02/1976 IL State House 043 Won 26.87% (+0.00%)
  11/05/1974 IL State House 043 Won 23.99% (-3.34%)
  11/07/1972 IL State House 043 Won 27.98% (+0.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IL US President - R Primary - Mar 19, 1996 R Phil Gramm