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United States House of Representives from Illinois

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  • Vespasian Warner, US Congress (1842 - 1925)
    US Congressman. During the Civil War, he served in Company E, 12th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry and was brevetted a Major in 1865. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar an...
  • John Wentworth, US Congress (1815 - 1888)
    Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "..."Long" John Wentworth (March 5, 1815 – October 16, 1888) was the editor of the Chicago Democrat, a two-term mayor of Chicago, and a six-term member of the U...
  • Scott Wike, US Congress (1834 - 1901)
    Scott Wike (April 6, 1834 - January 15, 1901) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois. Born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Wike moved with his parents to Quincy, Illinois, in 1838 and to Pike County i...
  • John Henry, US Congress (1800 - 1882)
    Henry was a member of the Illinois State Legislature & a U.S. Representative from Illinois 1847.
  • Brig. General James Shields (USA), U.S. Senator (1810 - 1879)
    James Shields (May 10, 1810 – June 1, 1879) was an American politician and United States Army officer who was born in Altmore, County Tyrone, Ireland. Shields, a Democrat, is the only person i...