Chuck Weaver

Chuck Weaver REPRepublican

American politician

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Chuck WeaverREPRepublican American politician
66
Years of Age
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ILResidence (state)

Chuck Weaver is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate for the 37th Senate District. He was appointed in October 2015. The district he represented included all or parts of Mercer, Lee, Bureau, Henry, Knox, Stark, Peoria, Woodford and Marshall counties in Central Illinois.Weaver graduated from Dunlap High School and received his bachelor's degree from nearby Bradley University and J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.Weaver became president, of Weaver Enterprises, operator of 30 Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises.Weaver has been on the board of the Peoria County Youth Farm, and was chairman of the City of Peoria Zoning Board of Appeals. As of 2011 he was co-owner of Peoria Builders. He was elected to an at-large city council seat in the 2011 Peoria City Council election and retained it in the 2015 election. Weaver was chosen by a Republican committee, and sworn in, as a State Senator for the 37th Senate District in October 2015, joining the 99th Illinois General Assembly in mid-session. He ran unopposed in 2016, winning a four-year term. On January 9, 2020, it was announced that Weaver would withdraw from his reelection bid and retire from the Illinois Senate. He was replaced on the ballot by Republican businessman Win Stoller who would go on to win the election.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
DePaul University College of Law
JD Law
1980 - 1983
Willamette University College of Law
JD Law
1980 - 1981
Bradley University
Bachelor's Business Management
1974 - 1979
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Senator
Illinois State Senate
2015 - 2021
Member
Peoria City Council
2011 - 2015
President
Weaver Enterprises
1992 - Current
Director of Operations
Weaver Enterprises
1985 - 1992
Former Partner
Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll and Keller
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Attendee
Northwoods Community Church
Current
Founding Chair
Central Illinois Angels
Current
Member
Central Illinois Chief Executive Officer Council
Current
Member
Economic Development Council of Central Illinois
Current
Member
Board of Regents, YUM! Brands
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Young Life Heartland Regional Committee
Current
Former President
The Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisees
Founding Member
Focus Forward CI
Former Member
Public Health Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Charter Schools, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Telecommunication and Information Technology Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Minority Spokesperson
Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Illinois State Senate