Kirk W. Dillard


Kirk W. Dillard is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing the 24th District since 1994 and a former Chairman of the DuPage Republican Party. He is a resident of DuPage County and currently resides in Hinsdale, Illinois. Dillard is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC, serving as Illinois state leader. Dillard ran unsuccessfully in the February 2010 primary for Republican nomination for Governor of Illinois. Dillard was the Chief of Staff to former Governor Jim Edgar, starting in 1991, for Edgar's first term. He also served as the Director of Legislative Affairs to former Governor James R. Thompson. Further, Dillard was a Judge on the Illinois Court of Claims (1987–1991), and was a member of the Republican Illinois State Central Committee. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Robert Crown Center for Health Education and is a partner at Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP, one of Chicago's oldest and largest law firms. Dillard has been serving in the Illinois Senate since 1994. He graduated from Hinsdale Central High School, where he is now a Hall of Fame Alumnus, received his B.A. from Western Illinois University  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Kirk Dillard
Date of birth
Place of birth
Attorney at law

Political career

Party From To
Republican Party
Illinois Republican Party


Institution From To
Western Illinois University
Hinsdale Central High School
DePaul University College of Law

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