Illinois's 22nd congressional district

The 22nd congressional district of Illinois was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois. It was eliminated as a result of the 1990 Census. It was last represented by Glenn Poshard who was redistricted into the 19th district.

Illinois's 22nd congressional district
Obsolete district
Created1895
Eliminated1990
Years active1895-1993

List of members representing the districtEdit

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1895
 
George W. Smith
Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1903
54th
55th
56th
57th
Redistricted from the 20th district and re-elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 25th district.
 
William A. Rodenberg
Republican March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Lost re-election.
 
William N. Baltz
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1915
63rd Elected in 1912.
Lost re-election.
 
William A. Rodenberg
Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 3, 1923
64th
65th
66th
67th
Elected again in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Retired.
 
Edward E. Miller
Republican March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68th Elected in 1922.
Retired.
 
Edward M. Irwin
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1931
69th
70th
71st
Elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Lost re-election.
 
Charles A. Karch
Democratic March 4, 1931 –
November 6, 1932
72nd Elected in 1930.
Died.
Vacant November 6, 1932 –
March 4, 1933
 
Edwin M. Schaefer
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1943
73rd
74th
75th
76th
77th
Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Retired.
 
Calvin D. Johnson
Republican January 3, 1943 –
January 3, 1945
78th Elected in 1942.
Lost re-election.
 
Melvin Price
Democratic January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1949
79th
80th
Elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Redistricted to the 25th district.
Rolla C. McMillen Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1951
81st Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1948.
Retired.
 
William L. Springer
Republican January 3, 1951 –
January 3, 1973
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
 
George E. Shipley
Democratic January 3, 1973 –
January 3, 1979
93rd
94th
95th
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Retired.
 
Dan Crane
Republican January 3, 1979 –
January 3, 1983
96th
97th
Elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Redistricted to the 19th district.
 
Paul Simon
Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1985
98th Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 1982.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Kenneth J. Gray
Democratic January 3, 1985 –
January 3, 1989
99th
100th
Elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.

Retired.

 
Glenn Poshard
Democratic January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 1993
101st
102nd
Elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 19th district.
District inactive since January 3, 1993

ReferencesEdit

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774–present