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Suzanne Deuchler - Legislators Project

Suzanne Deuchler, a moderate Republican from Aurora (Kane County), Illinois, ran for the Illinois House of Representatives in 1980, with passage of the Equal Rights Amendment as one of her prime issues. She won the election, and went on to serve in the Illinois House from 1981 to 1999, when she retired from public life.

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Suzanne Clark (Deuchler) poses for Shelbyville’s 4th grade school picture.

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Shelbyville Grade School, Shelbyville, IL

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Unknown

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Clark’s yearbook photograph from Shelbyville High School in 1947.

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Shelbyville High School

When:

1947

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Clark (Deuchler) at the University of Illinois ca.1948.

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University of Illinois

When:

circa 1948

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Narrator’s photo

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Portrait of Suzanne Deuchler ca. 1993.

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Unknown

When:

circa 1993

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Narrator’s photo

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Campaign literature for the 1980 slate of Republican candidates for Illinois’ 39th district: Forest Etheredge, Suzanne Deuchler and Dennis Hastert.

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Unknown

When:

1980

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Reverse side of Suzanne Deuchler’s campaign literature from 1980.

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Unknown

When:

1980

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Suzanne Deuchler on the House floor in Springfield, IL circa 1984.

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Illinois House of Representatives, Springfield, IL

When:

circa 1984

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler campaigning in Aurora circa 1983.

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Aurora, IL

When:

circa 1983

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler receives the Activator Award in 1994 from the Illinois Farm Bureau. With her are two Farm Bureau Executives, Don Heinrich and Mike Kenyon, both of Kane County.

Where:

Illinois Farm Bureau Award Ceremony

When:

1994

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler, husband, Walter, and granddaughter Erika, gather for their 1991 Christmas card.

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Deuchler Residence

When:

1991

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler in family portrait with son, Mark, husband, Walter, and daughter Maryll during the 1980 election.

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Unknown

When:

1980

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler with husband, Walter, on the House floor in Springfield, Illinois, circa 1984.

Where:

Illinois House of Representatives, Springfield, IL

When:

circa 1984

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler, in 1988, feeding the baby of an incarcerated mother. Deuchler sponsored legislation that encouraged community placement for mothers and their babies.

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Unknown

When:

1988

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Narrator’s photo

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Suzanne Deuchler with husband Walter and daughter Maryll in Aurora.

Where:

Aurora, IL

When:

Unknown

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Narrator’s photo



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