David Harris (Illinois politician)
|Member of the
Illinois House of Representatives
for the 53rd District
66th district (2011-2013)
|Preceded by||Mark L. Walker|
January 1983 – January 1993
|Preceded by||District Created|
|Succeeded by||Carolyn H. Krause|
|35th Adjutant General of Illinois|
|Preceded by||Richard G. Austin|
|Succeeded by||Randal E. Thomas|
March 26, 1948 |
|Residence||Arlington Heights, Illinois|
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1970–2003|
|Unit||Illinois National Guard|
|Battles/wars||Operation Iraqi Freedom|
David C. Harris (born March 26, 1948) is a retired American senior army officer and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives serving as the representative for the 53rd District since the redistricting in 2013. He was formerly the adjutant general of Illinois from 1999 to 2003.
Harris attended Georgetown University.
Harris served as a state representative from 1983 to 1993. He left state government in 1992 to become the senior vice president of the Illinois Hospital Association.
Harris was inducted into the Ft. Benning (Georgia) Infantry OCS Hall of Fame in 2002, and he retired from the Army as a federally recognized major general in 2003 after 33 years of service.
In 2010, Harris ran again for the Illinois House of Representatives and won a seat in the 66th District, his former district. He was redistricted to the 53rd District in 2013.
He has a wife and two sons. He resides in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
- "David Harris" Archived June 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.. 98th Illinois General Assembly. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
- Appointment of David Harris as a Member of the Intergovernmental Advisory Council on Education
- Lester, Kerry (October 4, 2017). "David Harris won't seek re-election, says Illinois GOP is at war with itself". Daily Herald. Retrieved October 4, 2017.
- "Illinois.gov - Illinois Government News Network (IGNN) - Search the News Results".
- Representative David Harris (R) at the Illinois General Assembly
- By session: , 97th
- State Representative David Harris constituency site
- David Harris for State Representative campaign site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Profile at Ballotpedia
- Profile at OpenStates.org
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