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Treasurer of Illinois
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Mike Frerichs

since January 12th, 2015
Term length 4 years, unlimited term
Inaugural holder John Riley Tanner
Formation 1887

The Treasurer of Illinois is an elected official of the U.S. state of Illinois. The office was created by the Constitution of Illinois. The current Treasurer is Mike Frerichs.


Treasurer of the state of Illinois holds responsibility for the safekeeping and investment of the monies and securities deposited in the public funds of Illinois. The Treasurer is not the state's chief financial officer, that is the Illinois Comptrollers job.

List of office holders

  • John Riley Tanner (1887–1891)


  • John C. Martin (1933–1935)


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