Representative Bill Foster

Representative for Illinois's 11th congressional district, Democrat

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
3Lawyers/Law Firms$116,049$882,444
4Securities & Investment$96,350$559,479
5Real Estate$72,075$299,657
7Civil Servants/Public Officials$61,658$480,732
9Building Trade Unions$51,000$262,200
10Public Sector Unions$47,000$262,750
40Telephone Utilities$7,000$7,000
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1US Dept of Energy$42,008$381,378
3University of Chicago$23,200$145,784
4Kirkland & Ellis$17,250$102,600
5Exelon Corp$15,100$88,070
6National Assn of Realtors$15,000$15,000
7Simmons Law Firm$14,500$57,418
8University of Texas$14,150$14,150
9School of Visual Arts$12,400$12,400
10University of California$12,050$81,273

Bio Information

FOSTER, Bill, (1955 - ) Collection of the U. S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection FOSTER, Bill, a Representative from Illinois; born in Madison, Wis., October 7, 1955; B. A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis., 1975; Ph. D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; physicist; entrepreneur; board member, Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Tenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative John Dennis Hastert and reelected to the succeeding Congress (March 8, 2008-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress (January 3, 2013-present).

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