John Harris, Blago chief of staff, biography


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NAME John F. Harris

TITLE Chief of staff to Gov. Rod Blagojevich

AGE-BIRTHDATE 46; Feb. 17, 1962

HOME Chicago

FAMILY Wife, Patricia, and three sons.

EDUCATION Graduated from Northwestern University in 1984 and Loyola University law school in 1987.

EXPERIENCE Intelligence officer and judge advocate general in U.S. Army, 1984-1992; administration of Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, including stint as budget director, 1996-2005; Blagojevich administration 2005-present.

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