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Jan Schakowsky

Personal data
Date of birthMay 26, 1944(age 72)
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseRobert Creamer
ResidenceEvanston, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.Sc.)
OccupationNonprofit program coordinator
ReligionReform Judaism
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 9th district
Assumed officeJanuary 3, 1999
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded bySidney Yates

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Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky (born May 26, 1944) is the U.S. Representative for , serving since 1999. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

The district includes many of Chicago's northern suburbs, including Evanston, Skokie, Wilmette, Park Ridge, Des Plaines and Rosemont. It also includes a large portion of Chicago's North Side bordering Lake Michigan.


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