John D. Anthony

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John D. Anthony
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Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 75th district
In office
August 21, 2013 (2013-August-21) – June 17, 2016 (2016-June-17)
Preceded by Pam Roth
Succeeded by David Welter
Personal details
Born (1976-04-13) April 13, 1976 (age 40)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Deborah Anthony
Residence Joliet, Illinois
Alma mater Christian Bible College & Seminary
Profession Law Enforcement Officer

John D. Anthony (born April 13, 1976) is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, who has represented the 75th district since his appointment in August 2013.[1] The district he represents includes all or parts of Minooka, Channahon, Joliet, Morris, Seneca, Marseilles, Sheridan and Plano.[2] He is the first African American Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly since the Cutback Amendment came into effect in 1983.[1]

Anthony resigned from the Illinois House of Representatives on June 17, 2016 to take a position with the Illinois Department of Corrections.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Miller, Rich (2013-08-21). "First black Republican in 30 years takes Illinois House seat". Capitol Fax. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  2. ^ "75th House District" (PDF). Illinois Board of Elections. Retrieved 2013-08-21. 
  3. ^ Litchfield, Heidi (2016-06-17). "John Anthony to resign from Illinois House seat". Herald-News. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  4. ^ Wyman, Jim (2016-06-12). "Sources Say John Anthony Will Resign 75th District House Seat; Grundy, Kendall and LaSalle Counties Impacted". Retrieved 2016-06-17. 

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