Representative John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district, Republican

Top Industries
#IndustryYr AmountCareer Amount
1Health Professionals$165,950$900,818
2Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$130,100$605,043
3Electric Utilities$130,000$733,212
4Oil & Gas$97,000$498,361
5Chemical & Related Manufacturing$80,499$222,448
8Crop Production & Basic Processing$50,800$234,000
9Misc Energy$46,750$46,750
15Telephone Utilities$27,500$293,308
21Telecom Services & Equipment$22,000$205,871
Top Donors 2014
#DonorYr AmountCareer Amount
1Blue Cross/Blue Shield$13,500$13,500
2American Soybean Assn$11,000$11,000
3Deere & Co$10,000$10,000
4Carpenters & Joiners Union$10,000$56,424
5Caterpillar Inc$10,000$84,250
6FirstEnergy Corp$10,000$10,000
7National Apartment Assn$10,000$10,000
8American Assn of Nurse Anesthetists$10,000$10,000
9National Assn of Insurance & Financial Advisors$10,000$10,000
10Operating Engineers Union$10,000$66,500
26Verizon Communications$9,500$66,750

Bio Information

SHIMKUS, John M., (1958 - ) Image, Congressional Pictorial Directory, 109th. SHIMKUS, John M., a Representative from Illinois; born in Collinsville, Madison County, Ill., February 21, 1958; graduated from Collinsville High School, Collinsville, Ill.; B.S., West Point Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1980; teaching certificate, Christ College, Irvine, Calif., 1990; M.B.A., Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Ill., 1997; United States Army, 1980-1986; United States Army Reserve, 1986-2008; Collinsville Township, Ill., trustee, 1989-1993; Madison County, Ill., treasurer, 1990-1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-present).

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