William Enyart

William Enyart DEMDemocrat

American politician in Illinois (born 1949)

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William EnyartDEMDemocrat American politician in Illinois (born 1949)
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Years of Age
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ILResidence (state)

William Lee Enyart, Jr. (born September 22, 1949) is an American General and politician who served as the U.S. representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district. A member of the Democratic Party, Enyart was elected on November 6, 2012, and assumed office on January 3, 2013. Enyart is a former attorney and Adjutant General of Illinois. Enyart ran for re-election to Congress in 2014. He faced Republican Mike Bost in the general election. Enyart was viewed as one of the most vulnerable freshman Democrats. Enyart lost to Bost on November 4, 2014.

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Total Raised
$83
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Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education10 - 10 of 8
United States Army War College
MS Strategic Studies
2000
Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale
JD
1979
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Ba Political Science
1974
Southern Illinois University
BA Mass Communications–Journalism
1974
Judge Advocate General Basic Court
Graduated
United States Army Command and General Staff College
Graduated
Infantry Officer Basic Course
Graduated
Judge Advocate General Officer Advanced Court
Graduated
Past Positions1 - 16 of 16
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2012 - 2014
Adjutant General
State of Illinois
2010
Adjutant General
State of Illinois
2012
Adjutant General
Illinois National Guard
2007 - 2012
Deputy Commanding General
Illinois Army National Guard
2006 - 2007
Commander
Illinois Army National Guard Forces, Kiev, Ukraine
2005
Served
United States Air Force Reserves
1973 - 1975
Served
United States Air Force
1969 - 1973
Infantry
Judge Advocate General Corps
Served
United States Army, Vincenza, Italy
Staff
66th Infantry Brigade
Staff
33rd Infantry Brigade
Staff
Joint Force Headquarters Illinois Army National Guard
Assembly Line Worker
Caterpillar, Incorporated
Former Clerk
Hunter and Schwartz Law Firm
Served
United States Army, Kadena A. B., Okinawa, Japan
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Life Member
National Guard Association of the United States
Current
Member
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Current
Member
Boy Scouts of America, Lewis and Clark Council
Current
Member
Board of Directors, St. Clair County Historical Society
1989 - 1990
Member, Board of Directors
Southern Illinois University Law School Alumni Association
1984 - 1986
Member
City of Belleville Historic Preservation Commission
1990 - 2000