Edna O. Simpson

Edna Oakes Simpson (October 26, 1891 – May 15, 1984) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, wife of Sidney E. Simpson.

Edna O. Simpson
Edna Simpson.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 20th district
In office
January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961
Preceded bySid Simpson
Succeeded byPaul Findley
Personal details
Born(1891-10-26)October 26, 1891
Carrollton, Illinois, U.S.
DiedMay 15, 1984(1984-05-15) (aged 92)
Alton, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Sid Simpson

Born in Carrollton, Illinois, Edna Simpson was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959 – January 3, 1961).[1] She did not seek renomination in 1960. She was a resident of Carrollton, Illinois, until her death in Alton, Illinois, on May 15, 1984.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1959,' Biographical Sketch of Edna O. Simpson, pg. 104-105
  • United States Congress. "Edna O. Simpson (id: S000430)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

External linksEdit

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by