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25th District

District Office: 959 Oak Street North Aurora, IL 60542 ( 630 ) 800 - 1992 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 108D Capitol Building Springfield, IL 62706 ( 217 ) 782 - 0471 Map/Driving Directions
Years Served
2013 - Present
Committee Assignment
Committee of the Whole; Labor (Minority Spokesperson); Appropriations II; Environment and Conservation; Transportation; Human Services; Executive.
Biography
Jim Oberweis of Sugar Grove has served in the Illinois Senate since January 2013. He serves as Republican spokesperson for the Labor and Commerce Committee, and is a member of the Appropriations I, Environment, Local Government, and Public Health committees. A lifelong resident of the Fox Valley, Jim graduated from Marmion Military Academy, earned a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. His first job was a math and science teacher at Waldo Junior High School in Aurora. He later launched a career in the financial services industry. Today, Oberweis Asset Management manages approximately $2 billion in growth stock assets. Jim also serves as the Chairman of Oberweis Dairy, a business founded by his grandfather Peter. Jim is married, and his wife Julie works with him at Oberweis Dairy. He has five adult children, two stepchildren, and 20 grandchildren.
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