Richard Phelan (politician)
Richard J. Phelan is a politician from the U.S. state of Illinois. He was special counsel to the House Ethics Committee investigating Speaker Jim Wright in the late 1980s. Phelan was then elected as Cook County Board President from 1990-1994. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination in 1994.
- Fran Speilman. "Change of venue for Richard Phelan's sign". Chicago Sun-Times. November 19, 2010. Retrieved on December 21, 2010.
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