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lawyer , United States Representative from Illinois

Judith Borg Biggert, American Lawyer, state representative ( law: pract. & admin.govt: legislation administration)lawyer, state representative. Recipient Servian award Junior auxiliary University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation, Woman of Year in Government, Politics, and Civic Affairs DuPage Young Women’s Christian Association, 1995; named one of 100 Women Making a Difference; inductee Hinsdale Control H.S. Hall of Fame, 1997.

Background

Biggert, Judith Borg was born on August 15, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Alvin Andrew and Marjorie Virginia (Mailler) Borg.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1959. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1963.

Career

Law clerk to presiding justice United States Court Appeals (7th circuit), Chicago, 1963-1964. Sole practice Hinsdale, 1964—1999. Member Illinois General Assembly, 1993—1998, assistant Republican leader, 1995—1998.

Member United States Congress from 13th Illinois district, since 1999, member finance services committee, education and workforce committee standards official conduct, chairman science committee subcommittee on energy, member bipartisan working group on youth violence.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member board editors Law Review, Northwestern University School Law, 1961-1963.

Membership

President Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board Education, 1983-1985. President Junior League Chicago, 1976-1978, treasurer, board managers, since 1966. Chairman Hinsdale Antiques Show, 1980.

President Oak School Parent-Teachers Association, Hinsdale, 1976-1978. President-treasurer Chicago junior board Travelers Aid Society, 1965-1970. Sunday school teacher Grace Episcopal Church, Hinsdale, 1978-1980, 82-85.

Chair, treasurer, Second vice president board directors Visiting Nurses Association Chicago, 1978. Board directors Salt Creek Ballet, 1990-1998. Member American Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, DuPage Bar Association, Coalition Women Legislatures.

Connections

Married Rody Patterson Biggert, September 21, 1963. Children: Courtney Ray, Alison Mailler, Rody Patterson, Adrienne Taylor.

father:
Alvin Andrew Borg

mother:
Marjorie Virginia (Mailler) Borg

spouse:
Rody Patterson Biggert

child:
Courtney Ray Biggert

child:
Alison Mailler Biggert

child:
Rody Patterson Biggert

child:
Adrienne Taylor Biggert