Terry Lee BRUCE, Congress, IL (1944)


BRUCE, Terry Lee, a Representative from Illinois; born in Olney, Richland County, Ill., March 25, 1944; was graduated from East Richland High School in Olney in 1962, from the University of Illinois in Urbana in 1966, and from the University of Illinois Law School in Urbana in 1969; was admitted to the bar in 1969; member of the State senate, 1971-1984, and assistant majority leader, 1975-1984; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-sixth Congress in 1978; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; vice president of federal regulations for a regional telephone company; is a resident of Olney, Ill.

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