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John Mondy Shimkus Edit Profile

United States Representative from Illinois

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, United States Army Base, Bamberg, Germany, 1981-1984;stationed at, United States Army Base, Monterey, California, 1985-1986;teacher, Metro East Lutheran H.S., Edwardsville, Illinois, 1986-1990;treasurer, Madison County, Edwardsville, 1990-1996;member, 105th Congress from 20th Illinois district, since 1997;member commerce committee, 105th Congress from 20th Illinois district. Liaison officer United States Military Academy, 1987-1996. Treasurer Southern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission, 1990-1996.

Membership

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

Republican candidate for United States House 20th district Illinois, 1996. Major United States Army Reserve. Member National Association County Treasurer and Finance Officers (board directors), Illinois County Treasurer Association, 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