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Aaron Schock was elected to Congress from Illinois' 18th District on Tuesday. Schock is the son of former Morris physician Rich Schock and is the grandson of Albert Joos, of Hancock. Schock succeeds the retiring Ray LaHood.

Election '08 In Review: Former Morris resident becomes youngest U.S. House Representative

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Former Morris resident Aaron Schock keeps adding to his list of "youngest ever to ... ."

Schock, 27, became the youngest member of the U.S. House of Representatives with his victory in Tuesday's election.


Schock, a Republican from Peoria, represents Illinois' 18th Congressional District. He won about 59 percent of the vote to defeat Democratic challenger Colleen Callahan for the seat previously held by Ray LaHood, who is retiring.

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