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John Mondy Shimkus

John Mondy Shimkus, United States Representative from Illinois. Board directors Senior Citizen Companion Progressive, Belleville, Illinois, 1991; trustee Collinsville Township, 1989—1993; Republican precinct committeeman Collinsville, since 1988; Member of Illinois County Treasurer Association, National Association County Treasurer & Finance Officers (board directors), American Legion Post 365.

Background

  • Shimkus, John Mondy was born on February 21, 1958 in Collinsville, Illinois, United States. Son of Gene Louis and Kathleen (Mondy) Shimkus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1980. Master of Business Administration, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1997.

    Career

    • Advanced through grades to captain United States Army, 1980-1986. Stationed at United States Army Base, Columbus, Georgia, 1980-1981, 85, served at Bamberg, Germany, 1981-1984, stationed at Monterey, Calif, 1985-1986. Teacher Metro East Lutheran High School, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1986-1990.

      Treasurer Madison County, 1990-1996. Member United States Congress from 19th Illinois District, Washington, since 1997. Liaison officer United States Military Academy, 1987—1996.

      Treasurer Southern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission, 1990—1996. Lieutenant colonel United States Army Reserve, since 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Senior Citizen Companion Progressive, Belleville, Illinois, 1991. Trustee Collinsville Township, 1989—1993. Republican precinct committeeman Collinsville, since 1988.

    Member of Illinois County Treasurer Association, National Association County Treasurer & Finance Officers (board directors), American Legion Post 365.

    Connections

    • Married Karen Kay Muth. Children: David, Joshua, Daniel.
    • father: Gene Louis Shimkus
    • mother: Kathleen (Mondy) Shimkus
    • spouse: Karen Kay Muth
    • children: David Shimkus
    • Joshua Shimkus
    • Daniel Shimkus
    John Mondy Shimkus
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    Born February 21, 1958
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      United States Military Academy
    • 1997
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1980 - 1981
      stationed at United States Army Base
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      Advanced through grades to captain United States Army
    • 1981 - 1984
      stationed at United States Army Base
      Germany
    • 1985 - 1986
      stationed at United States Army Base
    • 1986 - 1990
      teacher, Metro East Lutheran High School
      Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
    • 1990 - 1996
      treasurer, Madison County
    • 1997
      member, United States Congress from 19th Illinois District
      Washington, United States
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