|46th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois|
January 10, 2011 – January 12, 2015
|Preceded by||Pat Quinn|
|Succeeded by||Evelyn Sanguinetti|
|Member of the Carbondale City Council|
|Born||March 13, 1961|
Perry Knop (m. 1987)
|Alma mater||Georgetown Law School|
She was a Professor of Law at the Southern Illinois University School of Law. Simon is the daughter of former U.S. Senator Paul Simon, who had previously served as Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1969-1973), and his first wife, former Illinois State Representative Jeanne Hurley Simon.
Simon was born on March 31, 1961 in Springfield, Illinois. She studied at Georgetown Law School. Simon has been married to Perry Knop since 1987. They have two children. She lives in Carbondale, Illinois.
References[change | change source]
- Guzzardi, Will (2010-03-30). "Sheila Simon: Learning About The Democrats' New Lieutenant Governor Nominee". Huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2010-08-29.
- Hancock, Amanda (2015-09-08). "Sheila Simon announces bid for Illinois State Senate". The Southern. Retrieved 2015-09-08.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Sheila Simon at Wikimedia Commons