Illinois's 23rd Congressional District
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Illinois's 23rd Congressional District

The 23rd 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 Melvin Price who was redistricted into the 21st district.

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1903
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Joseph B. Crowley
Democratic March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1905
58th Redistricted from the 19th district and re-elected in 1902.
[data unknown/missing]
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Frank S. Dickson
Republican March 4, 1905 -
March 3, 1907
59th [data unknown/missing]
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Martin D. Foster
Democratic March 4, 1907 -
March 3, 1919
60th
61st
62nd
63rd
64th
65th
[data unknown/missing]
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Edwin B. Brooks
Republican March 4, 1919 -
March 3, 1923
66th
67th
[data unknown/missing]
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William W. Arnold
Democratic March 4, 1923 -
September 16, 1935
68th
69th
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
[data unknown/missing]
Resigned when appointed as a member of the US Board of Tax Appeals
Vacant September 16, 1935 -
January 3, 1937
Laurence F. Arnold Democratic January 3, 1937 -
January 3, 1943
75th
76th
77th
[data unknown/missing]
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Charles W. Vursell
Republican January 3, 1943 -
January 3, 1949
78th
79th
80th
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 24th district.
Edward H. Jenison Republican January 3, 1949 -
January 3, 1953
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 18th district and re-elected in 1948.
[data unknown/missing]
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Charles W. Vursell
Republican January 3, 1953 -
January 3, 1959
83rd
84th
85th
Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 1952.
[data unknown/missing]
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George E. Shipley
Democratic January 3, 1959 -
January 3, 1973
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
[data unknown/missing]
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
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Melvin Price
Democratic January 3, 1973 -
January 3, 1983
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
Redistricted from the 24th district and re-elected in 1972.
Redistricted to the 21st district.
District inactive January 3, 1983 -
Present

References

  • 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



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