Darin Lahood (son of Ray LaHood) is a Representative from Illinois. He was born in Peoria Illinois in 1968.
He received his B.A. from Loras College in 1990, his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1997.
After beginning his private practice, he served on the staff of Representative Charles Jeremy (Jerry) Lewis of California from 1990-1994.
He was the prosecutor for Cook County, from 1997-1999, and of Tazewell County from 1999-2001. He served as a United States attorney for the District of Nevada from 2001-2005;
He was elected as a member of the Illinois state senate from 2011-2015 before being elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Aaron Schock (September 10, 2015-present).