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Illinois's 24th congressional district

The 24th 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 1980 Census. It was last represented by Paul Simon who was redistricted into the 22nd District.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Notes
District created March 4, 1903
  James R. Williams Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
58th Redistricted from the 20th district
  Pleasant T. Chapman Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing.]
  H. Robert Fowler Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Thomas S. Williams Republican March 4, 1915 –
November 11, 1929
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. Court of Claims.
Vacant November 11, 1929 –
November 4, 1930
  Claude V. Parsons Democratic November 4, 1930 –
January 3, 1941
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
[Data unknown/missing.]
  James V. Heidinger Republican January 3, 1941 –
March 22, 1945
77th
78th
79th
Died.
Vacant March 22, 1945 –
November 6, 1945
  Roy Clippinger Republican November 6, 1945 –
January 3, 1949
79th
80th
[Data unknown/missing.]
  Charles W. Vursell Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 23rd district
Redistricted to the 23rd district
  Melvin Price Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1973
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted from the 25th district.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
  Kenneth J. Gray Democratic January 3, 1973 –
December 31, 1974
93rd Redistricted from the 21st district.
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
  Paul Simon Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
District inactive since January 3, 1983

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