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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.


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


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


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.


  • Bar: Illinois 1963.


  • Other Work

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


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.


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

Alvin Andrew Borg

Marjorie Virginia (Mailler) Borg

Rody Patterson Biggert

Courtney Ray Biggert

Alison Mailler Biggert

Rody Patterson Biggert

Adrienne Taylor Biggert