Event date: 5/17/2023 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Export event Elaine Evans / Tuesday, May 16, 2023 / Categories: Events Elijah Iles House Porch Side Chat with Former State Senator Larry Bomke Elijah Iles House Join us on May 17 for a porch side chat with former state senator Larry Bomke. Bomke grew up on a small farm west of Springfield and attended Pleasant Plains High School. After school he worked for the State of Illinois, then he got involved with selling insurance and started his political career as a precinct committeeman. He served as a member of the Sangamon County Board and then as an Illinois state senator. Senator Bomke and his wife Sally Jo have two children, Wulf, who is a deputy with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office and a daughter Natalie who has become a well-known news anchor in Chicago. The House will open at 5:00 p.m. and Sen. Bomke will start at 5:30. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Location: Elijah Iles House 628 S. 7th Street Springfield, Illinois (Map) Print 58 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Elijah Iles House Please login or register to post comments.