I am running for Whiteside County Board, District 1, and the following is my biography.
n Resident of Sterling for 60 years
n Married to Margaret Bradley for 56 years (deceased)
n Married Mary Edwards in 2011
n Five children and 14 grandchildren
n Graduated from Newman Catholic High School
n Served in the Army from 1953 to 1955
n Worked for 34 years at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co.
n Building contractor for 46 years
n Chairman for Catholic Charities Golf Outing to raise money for needy children, the elderly, and families of all denominations
n Illinois High School football official for 34 years
No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger. It is the heart that makes a man rich.
He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.