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|46th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois|
January 10, 2011 – January 12, 2015
|Preceded by||Pat Quinn|
|Succeeded by||Evelyn Sanguinetti|
|Member of the Carbondale City Council|
|Born||March 13, 1961
Perry Knop (m. 1987)
|Alma mater||Georgetown Law School|
She was a Professor of Law at the Southern Illinois University School of Law. Simon is the daughter of former U.S. Senator Paul Simon, who had previously served as Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1969-1973), and his first wife, former Illinois State Representative Jeanne Hurley Simon.
On September 7, 2015, Simon announced her candidacy for the Illinois Senate. Simon was defeated by her Republican opponent Paul Schimpf.
Simon was born on March 31, 1961 in Springfield, Illinois. She studied at Georgetown Law School. Simon has been married to Perry Knop since 1987. They have two children. She lives in Carbondale, Illinois.
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