- Age: 35
- Interview Date: 7/31/2008
- Interviewer: Mark DePue, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
- Interview Length: 96 minutes Sit-Down, 79 minutes Walk-and-Talk
- County: St. Clair
- Chris is President of Eckert's Incorporated, a family-owned apple and peach orchard in Belleville, Illinois. The company distributes peaches wholesale and also maintains a country store, garden center, restaurant, bakery, deli, and seasonal pick-your-own operation.