John Curran (Illinois politician)

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John Curran
Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 41st district
Assumed office
July 23, 2017 (2017-July-23)
Preceded byChristine Radogno
Personal details
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceWoodridge, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of Illinois(B.S.)
Northern Illinois University (J.D.)

John Curran is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate. He took office in July 2017 after accepting an appointment to replace Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno who resigned July 1, 2017. He represents the 41st district which includes all or parts of Lemont, Indian Head Park, LaGrange Western Springs, Homer Glen, Burr Ridge, Darien, Downers Grove, Lisle, Willowbrook, Woodridge, Naperville, and Bolingbrook.[1]

Prior to his appointment, he served as a Woodridge Village Trustee and member of the DuPage County Board where he served as Vice Chair. Curran received his bachelors from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law. Professionally, he serves as Chief of the Special Litigation Division for the Cook County State's Attorney.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "PA 97-0006 Legislative District 41" (PDF). Springfield, Illinois: Illinois House of Representatives. May 18, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Schroedter, Andrew (October 15, 2011). "Double Dipping in DuPage County". Chicago, Illinois: Better Government Association. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  3. ^ Smith, Katie (July 22, 2017). "DuPage County Board member appointed to state Senate vacancy". Daily Herald. Arlington Heights, Illinois. Retrieved July 23, 2017.
  4. ^ Curran, John (September 21, 2012). "John Curran: Candidate Profile - DuPage County Board District 3 (Republican)". Daily Herald. Arlington Heights, Illinois. Retrieved July 23, 2017.

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