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Luis Gutiérrez
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2019
Preceded by George Sangmeister
Succeeded by Chuy García
Member of the Chicago City Council
from Ward 26
In office
May 2, 1986 – December 12, 1992
Preceded by Michael Nardulli
Succeeded by Billy Ocasio
Personal details
Born
Luis Vicente Gutiérrez

December 10, 1953 (1953-12-10) (age 66)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Soraida Arocho
Children 2 daughters
Alma mater Northeastern Illinois University
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Website House website

Luis Vicente Gutiérrez (born December 10, 1953) is an American politician. He was the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district, from 1993 to 2019. From 1986 until his election to Congress, he served as a member of the Chicago City Council representing the 26th ward.

Gutiérrez is a member of the Democratic Party and was part of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. In the 113th Congress, with his 20 years of service, Gutiérrez became, along with Bobby Rush, the longest serving member of the Illinois House delegation.

In November 2017, Gutierrez announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018.


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