Congressman from Illinois

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  • In fact, before Anderson ran for President, he was a Republican Congressman from Illinois.
  • He is the brother of Philip Crane, also a former Republican congressman from Illinois.
  • Previously, he served as a Congressman from Illinois in the late 1870s and early 1880s.
  • It is named for Zadok Casey, a congressman from Illinois in the early 19th century.
  • Lee, Grant, Davis, Taylor, the next President, all in arms for the ocean-bound republic of the young Congressman from Illinois! Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • President Cleveland -- No, not the mosquitoes; but that Second District Congressman from Illinois seems to be just as thick as ever. Cited from Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions, by Slason Thompson
  • Thomas J. Henderson, Paddock's congressman from Illinois, he was finally offered the opportunity to sit for examination for a commission in the Army.
  • Percy was opposed by Democratic nominee Roman Pucinski, a United States Congressman from Illinois's 11th congressional district, whom he was able to defeat handily to win a second term.
  • Late in the campaign Schmidt claimed Mark Kirk, Republican Congressman from Illinois was the first Congressman to serve in Iraq, but Kirk said he had never actually been on tour in Iraq.
  • As I was walking down the long corridor, which was full of hurrying officers and soldiers returning from the field or departing for it, I met Elihu B. Washburne, who was a congressman from Illinois and an intimate friend of the president. Cited from My Memories of Eighty Years, by Chauncey M. Depew
  • Originally, the county was named Richardson, after William P. Richardson, a congressman from Illinois, who introduced the first Kansas and Nebraska Bill in the House of Representatives, which made certain Indian lands territories in 1854.
  • Indeed, this spelling was considered for use as the official federal designation by Robert McClory, a congressman from Illinois who was tasked with getting the 1968 federal holiday reorganization bill through the House Judiciary Committee.
  • While a congressman from Illinois in 1846 to 1848, Lincoln supported the Wilmot Proviso, which, if it had been adopted, would have banned slavery in any U.S. territory won from Mexico.
  • In January, 1986, John Grotberg, the Congressman from Illinois's 14th congressional district, was undergoing cancer treatment at NIH and experienced a coma that lasted five weeks.
  • William Alexander Richardson, a Kentucky-born Congressman from Illinois, then suggested that nominating Breckinridge for vice-president would balance Buchanan's ticket and placate disgruntled supporters of Douglas.
  • In 2013 Beale was an unsuccessful candidate in the Democratic primary for the special election to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr. as U.S. Congressman from Illinois' 2nd congressional district.
  • James Stewart Martin (1826-1907), another nephew of Parson Brownlow (the son of his sister, Nancy), served as a U.S. congressman from Illinois in the mid-1870s.