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Illinois's 26th congressional district

The 26th Congressional District of Illinois was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois. The district was created in 1949 and was eliminated as a result of the 1950 Census. Its only representative was C. W. Bishop who was redistricted from and into the 25th District.

List of representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
  C. W. Bishop Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 25th district
Re-elected in 1950
Redistricted to the 25th district
District inactive since January 3, 1953

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