Former board member Larry Chapman dies; played role in license law rewrite

An Illinois REALTOR® who served on the state association’s board of directors and played a role in helping the association shape its input for a rewrite of the Real Estate Licence Act died Monday in Decatur. He was 75.

Larry Chapman was a member of the Illinois REALTOR® Board of Directors in 1984 and 1985, and served as chair of the License Law Task Force in 1995. He also served on the GRI Board of Governors from 1990-92.

Chapman had been with Lyle W. Campbell & Son REALTORS®, and according to the obituary published in the Decatur newspaper, he was named REALTOR® of the Year in 1986 and 2009 by the Decatur Association of REALTORS®.

The obituary and more details can be found here.


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Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association’s communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

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