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Jim Reilly - Governor Jim Edgar Project

Jim Reilly graduated from the University of Chicago law school in 1972 and joined a practice in Jacksonville, IL, thereafter, quickly becoming city attorney. In 1976, Reilly was elected to the Illinois legislature where he forged a strong friendship and professional association with Jim Edgar. In 1983, Governor Jim Thompson selected Reilly to serve as his Chief of Staff, a position he retained through 1989. Reilly also served as Governor Jim Edgar's Chief of Staff during the 1994 election campaign.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Early life through Reilly’s early years as Gov. Thompson’s COS

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Chief of Staff years with Jim Thompson & with Jim Edgar in 1994

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