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Former Sen. Roland Burris

Democrat  •  Illinois 1 Terms  •  Sworn In 2009

Burris was born and raised in the small community of Centralia in southern Illinois. Burris was a 1955 graduate of Centralia High School (CHS). He attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He was an exchange student on scholarship to study International Law at the University of Hamburg in Germany. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Howard University School of Law in 1963.


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