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United States House of Representatives from Illinois

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  • Thomas L. Harris (1816 - 1858)
    Thomas Langrell Harris (October 29, 1816 – November 24, 1858) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Contents [show] Early life[edit] Born in Norwich, Connecticut, Harris pursued classical...
  • Owen Lovejoy (1811 - 1864)
    Owen Lovejoy (January 6, 1811 – March 25, 1864) was an American lawyer, Congregational minister, abolitionist, and Republican congressman from Illinois. He was also a "conductor" on the Underg...
  • Horatio C. Burchard (1825 - 1908)
    Horatio Chapin Burchard (September 22, 1825 – May 14, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, 13th Director of the United States Mint, and father of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Bo...
  • Henry Thomas Rainey, 45th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1860 - 1934)
    Henry Thomas Rainey (August 20, 1860–August 19, 1934) was a prominent U.S. politician during the first third of the 20th century. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 190...
  • Dennis Hastert (1942 - d.)
    John Dennis "Denny" Hastert (/ˈhæstərt/; born January 2, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist and member of the Republican Party who was the 59th Speaker of the United State...