Robert Paul HANRAHAN, Congress, IL (1934-2011)


HANRAHAN, Robert Paul, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill., February 25, 1934; educated in the public schools; Thornton Community College, Harvey, Ill., 1952-1954; B.S., Bowling Green State University, 1956; M.Ed., Bowling Green State University, 1959; teacher, administrator, and guidance counselor, 1957- 1967; elected auditor, Bloom Township, 1965-1967; elected Cook County Superintendent of Schools, 1967-1971; appointed Midwest Regional Commissioner of Education, 1971; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; deputy assistant secretary for education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1975-1977; president, RPH & Associates, Lake Forest, Ill., 1977-1980, 1987-1992, 1995 to present; elected Lake County (Ill.) Commissioner, 1980-1982; vice president, Tobacco Institute, Washington, D.C., 1980-1984; executive director, American Security Council Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1984-1987; consultant, 1992-1995; died on January 7, 2011.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present