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politician

Edward R. Madigan, American former secretary of agriculture. Recipient Outstanding Legislator award Illinois Association School Superintendents, 1968, Outstanding Public Service award Lincoln College Alumni Association. Member Illinois Junior Chamber of Commerce (past vice president), Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Lodges: Elks, Kiwanis.

Background

Madigan, Edward R. was born on January 13, 1936 in Lincoln, Illinois, United States.

Education

Graduate, Lincoln College, 1955. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Lincoln College, 1975. Juris Doctor (honorary), Millikin University.

Juris Doctor (honorary), Illinois Wesleyan University.

Career

Member Illinois House of Representatives, 1967-1972, 93d-102nd Congresses from 15th Illinois district, 1973-1991. Former member House Energy and Commerce Committee. Former ranking Republican House Agriculture Committee.

Secretary agriculture Department Agriculture, Washington, 1991-1993.

Membership

Illinois House of Representatives 1966-1972. House of Representatives since 1972. Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sub-Committee on Health and Environment, Sub-Committee on Telecommunications and Finance.

House of Representatives Agriculture Committee.

Connections

Married Evelyn M. George, 1955. Children: Kimberly, Kellie, Mary Elizabeth.

spouse:
Evelyn M. George

child:
Kimberly Madigan

child:
Kellie Madigan

child:
Mary Elizabeth Madigan