Calvin Giles

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Calvin L. Giles (born July 10, 1962) is an Illinois state politician. He was a Democratic Party state representative in the Illinois State Representative representing the 8th district from 1993 until 2007.

Early life[edit]

Giles earned his bachelor's degree in management from Northeastern Illinois University. He is also a landscape designer.

State Representative[edit]

As a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, Giles was on five committees: Elementary and Secondary Education (Chairperson), Financial Institutions, Telecommunications, Tourism and Conventions, and Committee of the Whole. He was defeated for re-election in the Democratic primary on March 21, 2006 by LaShawn Ford.

Personal life[edit]

Giles and his wife, Tracey, have one child.