Illinois, State Representative (2009-)
An attorney for a series of major Black-led Chicago firms, including what is now Neal & Leroy, André Thapedi was elected without opposition in 2008 after his predecessor, Milton Patterson retired. Patterson, was best known for being the sole nay vote against impeachment of Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
André is the son of retired Cook County Circuit Court Judge Llwellyn Greene-Thapedi.
Important Political Events
- 2008, Elected to State Representative unopposed, replacing Milton Patterson