|Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 49th district
1975 – 2004
|Succeeded by||Deanna Demuzio|
|Chairman of Democratic Party of Illinois|
1986 – 1990
|Preceded by||Calvin Sutker|
|Succeeded by||Gary LaPaille|
|Born||May 7, 1941|
|Died||April 27, 2004(aged 62)|
|Alma mater||University of Illinois|
Vince Demuzio (May 7, 1941 – April 27, 2004) was an Illinois State Senator who died while in office. At the time, he was the most senior member of the Illinois Senate. He had once been chair of the Illinois Democratic Party.
Demuzio died after a battle with colon cancer which included surgery in early 2004. Demuzio resided in Carlinville, Illinois, and after his death, his seat was filled by wife Deanna Demuzio. A section of I-55 south of Springfield, Illinois is named after him. His protege Andy Manar was elected to the state senate in 2012.
- State Sen. Vince Demuzio, Former Democratic Chairman, Dies At 62, CBS-2 Chicago, 27 April 2004. Retrieved 24 February 2007.
- Bernstein, David (February 2008). "Mr. Un-Popularity". Chicago Magazine. Retrieved 2008-11-08.
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