Illinois Congressional House District 101

County(s): Champaign, DeWitt, Macon, McLean, Piatt

Cities: Argenta, Arrowsmith, Atwood, Bellflower, Bement, Cerro Gordo, Cisco, Clinton, De Land, De Witt, Decatur, Downs, Ellsworth, Farmer City, Fisher, Foosland, Forsyth, Hammond, Heyworth, Kenney, Lake of the Woods, Laplace, Le Roy, Long Creek, Ludlow, Mahomet, Mansfield, Maroa, Monticello, Mount Zion, Niantic, Oreana, Saybrook, Wapella, Warrensburg, Waynesville, Weldon, White Heath

We support Dan Caulkins for Illinois Congressional House District 101

Born in Lincoln, Nebraska Dan graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 1965. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1966. Having graduated from Signal Officers Candidate School, he was part of the 8th Infantry Division’s Airborne Brigade in Germany. Later, Dan joined the Reserves’ 11th Special Forces Group and then the Illinois National Guard, retiring as a Major in 1997. Dan graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1973 where he earned a Bachelor of Science/Business degree.

In 1989, Dan founded a company to build and operate a 16-bed group home for developmentally disabled adults in Sullivan, Illinois. That effort became Patterson House and opened in 1991. For the next 2 years, Dan oversaw the day-to-day operations and continued to seek other opportunities for growth. In 1993, Patterson House successfully negotiated the purchase of 3 additional 16-bed homes.

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