Carolyn H. Krause

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Carolyn H. Krause
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 66th district
In office
1993 - 2009
Preceded by David Harris
Succeeded by Mark L. Walker
Personal details
Born (1938-10-20) October 20, 1938 (age 78)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) David
Profession Attorney at law

Carolyn H. Krause (born October 20, 1938 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, and represented the 66th district from 1993 to her retirement in 2009.[1]

Krause graduated from University of Wisconsin–Madison and received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.[2] She was previously mayor of Mount Prospect, Illinois from 1977 to 1989 and defeated David Harris in the 1992 Republican Primary.[3] After she announced her retirement in 2008, Republican nominee Christine Prochno and Democratic nominee Mark L. Walker faced off against each other. Krause endorsed her fellow Republican Prochno but Walker won the election.[4]


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