Kent Gaffney

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Kent Gaffney
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 52nd district
In office
2011–2013
Preceded by Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
Succeeded by David McSweeney
Personal details
Political party Republican

Kent Gaffney (born January 3, 1967) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 52nd district.

Gaffney has an undergraduate degree from Purdue University and did graduate studies at the University of Illinois.

Prior to election to the legislature Gaffney worked as the director of appriations for the Republican Caucus in the Illinois Legislature.

Gaffney and his wife Elizabeth are the parents of two children.

Gaffney began his service in the state legislature in July 2011. Gaffney lost his bid for reelection being defeated by David McSweeney in the March 2012 Republican primary in a three-way race.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Herald article on McSweeney's victory