Adam Kinzinger Adam Daniel Kinzinger (born February 27, 1978) is the U.S. Representative for IL's 16.
Adeline Geo-Karis Adeline Jay Geo-Karis was a Republican politician and a member of the Illinois Senate for the 31st District, where she served for over 25 years.
Al Salvi Albert J. Salvi (born April 25, 1960 in Evanston, Illinois) is an attorney, former radio talk show host, and a former Illinois State Representative and Republican candidate for the United States...
Alan Keyes Alan Lee Keyes (born August 7, 1950) is an American conservative political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office.
Albert J. Hopkins Albert Jarvis Hopkins was a Congressman and U.S. Senator from Illinois.
Alexander Campbell (Illinois politician) Alexander Campbell (October 4, 1814 – August 8, 1898) was an Illinois businessman, a member of the US House of Representatives, and a theorist of the Greenback movement.
Alfred M. Jones Alfred Miles Jones (February 5, 1837 – July 8, 1910), nicknamed "Long" Jones, was an American politician and businessman.
Alfred Orendorff Alfred Orendorff (1845–1909) was an Illinois lawyer and politician.
Allen F. Moore Allen Francis Moore was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Andrea Zinga Andrea Lane Zinga is a former television reporter, and was twice the Republican nominee for Congress in.
Andrew J. Kuykendall Andrew Jackson Kuykendall (March 3, 1815 – May 11, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Andrew McKenna Andrew McKenna Jr is a former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party.
Andrew Schlafly Andrew Layton "Andy" Schlafly (born April 27, 1961) is an American lawyer, conservative activist, and homeschool teacher, best known as the founder and owner of the wiki Conservapedia.
Andrew Shuman Andrew Shuman (1830–?) was an American newspaper editor and politician.
Andy Martin (American politician) Anthony Robert Martin-Trigona, usually known as Andy Martin is an American perennial candidate for political office and a vexatious litigant.
Andy Martin (politician) Anthony Robert Martin-Trigona, usually known as Andy Martin is an American perennial candidate for political office and a vexatious litigant.
Angelo Carpenter Julius Angelo Carpenter (August 19, 1827 – March 30, 1880) was the founder of Carpentersville, Illinois and its first prominent citizen.
Arthur Dixon (Chicago alderman) Arthur Dixon (March 27, 1837 – October 26, 1917) of Chicago, born in Fermanagh, Ireland, was an alderman in the Chicago city council from 1867 to 1875 and from 1879 to 1891.
Arthur Schultz Arthur "Art" Schultz was an American Republican politician.
Barbara Wheeler Barbara Wheeler is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 64th district.
Bazy Tankersley Ruth "Bazy" McCormick Miller Tankersley (March 7, 1921 – February 5, 2013) was a noted breeder of Arabian horses.
Benjamin F. Funk Benjamin Franklin Funk (October 17, 1838 - February 14, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, father of Frank Hamilton Funk.
Benjamin F. Marsh Benjamin Franklin Marsh (1839 – June 2, 1905) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois in the late 19th century to early 20th century.
Benson Wood Benson Wood (March 31, 1839 – August 27, 1915) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Bernard Epton Bernard Epton was an American politician who served in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Beverly Fawell Beverly Fawell (September 17, 1930 – June 22, 2013) was an Illinois politician from Glen Ellyn, part of a family prominent in the Republican Party in Du Page County, Illinois (her brother-in-law...
Bill Brady (Illinois politician) William E. "Bill" Brady, Jr. (born May 15, 1961) is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 44th Legislative District since his appointment in May 2002.
Bill Brady (politician) William E. "Bill" Brady, Jr. (born May 15, 1961) is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 44th Legislative District since his appointment in May 2002.
Bill Mitchell (politician) Bill Mitchell is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 87th district since 1999.
Bob Kustra Robert W. Kustra PhD is a former Illinois Republican politician and is currently the president of Boise State University.
Bobby Schilling Robert Todd "Bobby" Schilling (born January 23, 1964) is a former U.S. Representative for IL's 17, serving from 2011 to 2013.
Bonner Fellers Bonner Frank Fellers (February 7, 1896 – October 7, 1973), was a U.S. Army officer who served during World War II as military attaché and psychological warfare director.
Brad Halbrook Brad Halbrook is a Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly.
Brian W. Stewart Brian W. Stewart is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives serving the 89th district since being sworn into office in October 2013 to replace the outgoing Jim Sacia.
Buddy Ebsen Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr., known as Buddy Ebsen (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003), was an American character actor and dancer.
Burnett M. Chiperfield Burnett Mitchell Chiperfield (June 14, 1870 - June 24, 1940) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, father of Robert Bruce Chiperfield.
Burton C. Cook Burton Chauncey Cook (May 11, 1819 – August 18, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
C. W. Bishop Cecil William Bishop was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois.
Canute R. Matson Canute R. Matson (April 9, 1843 - January 12, 1903) was a Norwegian born politician who served as Sheriff of Cook County, Illinois at the time of the 1886 Haymarket Square Riot in Chicago.
Carl Hawkinson Carl Hawkinson is a former state legislator, State's Attorney, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety in the State of Illinois.
Carl R. Chindblom Carl Richard Chindblom (December 21, 1870 - September 12, 1956) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Carole Pankau Carole Pankau is a former Republican Illinois State Senator, representing the 23rd district from 2005 to 2013.
Carolyn H. Krause Carolyn H. Krause (born October 20, 1938, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, and represented the 66th district from 1993 to her retirement in...
Chad Hays Chad D. Hays is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 104th district since 2011.
Charles A. Hill Charles Augustus Hill (August 23, 1833 - May 29, 1902) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Charles Anderson Dana Charles Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 – October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author, and government official, best known for his association with Ulysses S. Grant during the American Ci...
Charles B. Farwell Charles Benjamin Farwell was a U.S. Representative and Senator from Illinois.
Charles Edward Merriam Charles Edward Merriam, Jr. (November 15, 1874 – January 8, 1953) was a professor of political science at the University of Chicago, founder of the behavioralistic approach to political sc...
Charles H. Davis (judge) Charles H. Davis (, Fairfield, Illinois – circa November 1976) was a Republican lawyer who has twice served on the Illinois Supreme Court, once as Chief Justice, and on the Illinois Appell...
Charles H. Percy Charles Harting Percy (September 27, 1919 – September 17, 2011) was an American businessman and politician.
Charles L. Capen Charles Laban Capen (1845-1927) was a prominent Illinois lawyer.
Charles Meier Charles E. Meier is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives as a representative for the 108th district.
Charles S. Deneen Charles Samuel Deneen (May 4, 1863 – February 5, 1940) was the 23rd Governor of Illinois, serving from 1905 to 1913, and was the first to serve two terms.
Charles S. Dewey Charles Schuveldt Dewey (November 10, 1880 – December 27, 1980) was a banker and politician from Illinois.
Charles W. Brooks Charles Wayland Brooks was a Republican U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1940 to 1949.
Charles W. Vursell Charles Wesley Vursell (February 8, 1881 - September 21, 1974) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, cousin of Carl Bert Albert.
Charlotte Thompson Reid Charlotte Thompson Reid (September 27, 1913 – January 25, 2007) served in the U.S. Congress as a U.S. Representative for Illinois from 1962 to 1971.
Chauncey McCormick Chauncey Brooks McCormick (1884–1954) was an American businessman and art collector in the McCormick family.
Chester Stranczek Chester Stranzcek (born November 19, 1929) is a Polish-American businessman, politician, and former minor league baseball player who was the mayor of Crestwood, Illinois, for 39 years, from 1969...
Chris Nybo Chris Nybo is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 41st District since 2010.
Christine J. Johnson Christine J. Johnson is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 35th legislative district in Boone, DeKalb, Ogle, LaSalle and Winnebago counties from 2011 to 2013.
Christine Radogno Christine Radogno is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 41st Legislative District in Cook, DuPage, and Will counties since 1997.
Dave Carlin Dave Carlin is Chairman of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees, former Republican candidate for State Representative in Illinois' 48th district and 42nd district, former Illinois Republican ...
Dave O'Neal David C. O’Neal (born on January 24, 1937) was the 41st Lieutenant Governor of Illinois from 1977 to 1981.
Dave Robisch David George Robisch (born December 22, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player in the ABA and NBA. Robisch played at the University of Kansas, where he was initiated into th...
David Ratowitz David Ratowitz is the current Republican Committeeman of Chicago's 47th Ward.
David Shanahan David E. Shanahan (September 7, 1862–October 18, 1936), Illinois Republican state legislator and political leader, was born on a farm in Lee County, Illinois.
Dennis Franz Dennis Franz (born October 28, 1944) is an American actor best known for his role as Andy Sipowicz, a hard-boiled police detective, in the television series NYPD Blue.
Dennis Hastert John Dennis "Denny" Hastert (born January 2, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist and member of the Republican Party who was the 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, ...
Dennis Reboletti Dennis Reboletti is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 46th district since 2007.
Dietrich C. Smith Dietrich Conrad Smith (April 4, 1840 - April 18, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Don Manzullo Donald A. Manzullo (born March 24, 1944) is the U.S. Representative for.
Donald A. Manzullo Donald A. Manzullo (born March 24, 1944) is the U.S. Representative for.
Donald L. Moffitt Donald L. Moffitt is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 74th district since 1993.
Donald Richberg Donald Randall Richberg (July 10, 1881 - November 27, 1960) was an American attorney, civil servant, and author who was one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's key aides and who played a critic...
Donald Rumsfeld Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is an American politician and businessman.
Dorothy Van Dorothy Van (January 10, 1928 - May 16, 2002) was an American stage and TV actress who is best remembered for her comedic role as Aunt Effie Harper on the 1980s situation comedy Mama's Family.
Duncan McArthur Funk Duncan McArthur Funk (June 1, 1832 – December 17, 1911) was an American politician, banker, and rancher from Illinois.
Dwight H. Green Dwight Herbert Green was the 30th Governor of the US state of Illinois, serving from 1941 to 1949.
Dwight Kay Dwight Kay (born May 5, 1947) is a Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly.
Earl D. Eisenhower Earl Dewey Eisenhower (February 1, 1898 – December 18, 1968) was an electrical engineer and legislator.
Ebenezer Peck Ebenezer Peck (May 22, 1805 – May 25, 1881) was a lawyer and political figure in Lower Canada and the United States.
Ebon C. Ingersoll Ebon Clark Ingersoll (December 12, 1831 - May 31, 1879) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois and the brother of the politician and orator Robert G. Ingersoll.
Ed Derwinski Edward Joseph "Ed" Derwinski was an American politician who served as the first Cabinet-level United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, serving under President George H. W. Bush from March 15...
Ed Schock Edward "Ed" Schock is an Illinois politician and former elementary school principal.
Edna O. Simpson Edna Oakes Simpson (October 26, 1891 – May 15, 1984) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, wife of Sidney E. Simpson.
Edward E. Miller Edward Edwin Miller (July 22, 1880 - August 1, 1946) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Edward H. Jenison Edward Halsey Jenison (July 27, 1907 – June 24, 1996) was a U.S. Representative for three terms, Illinois State Representative for one term, and newspaper publisher of the Daily Beacon-N...
Edward Rell Madigan Edward Rell (Ed) Madigan (January 13, 1936 – December 7, 1994) was a businessman and a Republican Party politician from Lincoln, Illinois.
Edward Vrdolyak Edward Robert Vrdolyak (born December 28, 1937) is a noted Chicago lawyer and politician.
Elihu B. Washburne Elihu Benjamin Washburne (September 23, 1816 – October 23, 1887) was a member of a Maine political family that played a prominent role in the early formation of the United States Republican Party.
Elijah Haines Ejliah Middlebrook Haines (April 21, 1822 – April 25, 1889) was an American politician and author.
Francis Hoffmann Francis Arnold Hoffmann (June 5, 1822 – January 23, 1903) was a Lutheran clergyman, politician and writer.
Frank Aguilar Frank Aguilar served as a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 24th district from 2002 to 2004, becoming the only Hispanic American of his party in the Gen...
Frank Edwards (Illinois politician) Frank Edwards (born 1950), is the current Mayor of Springfield, Illinois, having been appointed by the Springfield City Council on December 28, 2010, to the vacancy caused by the death of Mayor ...
Frank H. Funk Frank Hamilton Funk (April 5, 1869 - November 24, 1940) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, son of Benjamin F. Funk and grandson of Isaac Funk.
Frank L. Smith Frank Leslie Smith (November 24, 1867 - August 20, 1950) was an Illinois politician.
Frank Orren Lowden Frank Orren Lowden (January 26, 1861 – March 20, 1943) was a Republican Party politician from Illinois, who served as the 25th Governor of Illinois and as a United States Representatives from Il...
Frank R. Reid Frank R. Reid was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Frank Watson (politician) Frank Watson (born July 26, 1945) was a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 51st district from 1983 to 2009, and served as Senate Republican Leader before he resigned that...
Franklin Corwin Franklin Corwin was a United States Representative from Illinois.
Franklin MacVeagh Franklin MacVeagh (November 22, 1837July 6, 1934) was the American politician, lawyer, grocer and banker.
Fred A. Busse Fred Busse was the mayor of Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, from 1907 to 1911.
Fritz Anneke Friedrich 'Fritz' Anneke (January 3, 1818, Dortmund, Germany – December 6, 1872, Chicago, United States) was a German socialist and newspaper editor, owner, and reporter.
Gary G. Dahl Gary G. Dahl was a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 38th district from 2005 until his December 2010 resignation for personal reasons.
Gary Sinise Gary Alan Sinise (born March 17, 1955) is an American actor, film director, and musician.
George E. Adams George Everett Adams (June 18, 1840 – October 5, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
George F. Barrett George Francis Barrett (November 17, 1907 – December 1980) served as Illinois Attorney General from 1941 to 1949.
George M. O'Brien George Miller O'Brien is a former member of the United States House of Representatives.
George Ryan George Homer Ryan, Sr. (born February 24, 1934) was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1999 until 2003.
George W. Funk George Washington Funk (May 1, 1827 – July 15, 1911) was an American rancher and politician from Illinois.
George W. Lindberg George Wakem Lindberg (born June 21, 1932) is a United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, one of the busiest Federal Courts in the nation.
George W. Murray George Washington Murray (September 22, 1853 - April 21, 1926), born into slavery in South Carolina, became educated and worked as a teacher, farmer and politician.
Gloria Swanson Gloria May Josephine Swanson (March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1983) was an American actress, singer and producer, who is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a faded silent film star, in the crit...
Green Berry Raum Green Berry Raum (December 3, 1829 – December 18, 1909) was a lawyer, author, and U.S. Representative from Illinois, as well as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Greenbury L. Fort Greenbury Lafayette Fort (October 17, 1825 - January 13, 1883) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Gretchen Wilson Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music artist.
Gustav Koerner Gustav Philipp Koerner, also spelled Gustave or Gustavus Koerner (20 November 1809 – 9 April 1896) was a revolutionary, journalist, lawyer, politician, judge, and statesman in Illin...
Gustav Körner Gustav Philipp Körner, also spelled Gustave or Gustavus Koerner (born 20 November 1809 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany - died 9 April 1896 in Belleville, Illinois) was a revolutionary,...
Gwen Klingler Gwen Klingler is a former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 100th district from 1995 until 2003.
Harold L. Ickes Harold LeClair Ickes (March 15, 1874 – February 3, 1952) was a United States administrator and politician.
Harris W. Fawell Harris W. Fawell (born March 25, 1929) was a Republican member of the Illinois Senate from 1963 to 1977, and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1968 and 1988.
Harry R. Ramey, Jr. Harry "Randy" Ramey, Jr. is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 55th district.
Henry H. Evans Henry H. Evans (March 9, 1836 – March 27, 1917) was an American politician.
Henry Paulson Henry Merritt "Hank" Paulson, Jr. (born March 28, 1946) is an American banker who served as the 74th United States Secretary of the Treasury.
Henry Snapp Henry Snapp (June 30, 1822 – November 26, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Hermann Raster Hermann Raster (1827–1891) was a German Forty-Eighter, best known for his job as chief editor for the Illinois Staats-Zeitung between 1867 and 1891.
Hugh E. Rodham Hugh Ellsworth Rodham (April 2, 1911 – April 7, 1993) was an American textile wholesaler and father of former First Lady of the United States, New York Senator, and United States Secretary...
Ira Clifton Copley Ira Clifton Copley (October 25, 1864 – November 1, 1947) was a United States statesman and newspaper publisher.
Isaac Funk Isaac Kauffman Funk (1839–1912) was an American Lutheran minister, editor, lexicographer, publisher, and spelling reformer.
Isaac N. Arnold Isaac Newton Arnold (November 30, 1815, Hartwick, New York - April 24, 1884, Chicago) was an attorney, American politician, and biographer who made his career in Chicago.
J. Michael Houston J. Michael "Mike" Houston (born 1944) is the current Mayor of Springfield, Illinois.
J. Young Scammon J. Young Scammon (Jonathan Young Scammon, July 27, 1812 - March 17, 1890) was an early settler in Chicago, Illinois, arriving in the city in 1835.
Jack Roeser Jack Roeser (John O. Roeser) is an engineer, inventor, entrepreneur, businessman and more recently a civic leader and candidate for elected office.
Jack Ryan (politician) John Clemens "Jack" Ryan (born October 6, 1959) is a former American investment banker and politician, who was a candidate in the 2004 U.S. Senate race in Illinois.
James A. Connolly James Austin Connolly (March 8, 1843 – December 15, 1914) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
James Brady James Scott "Jim" Brady (born August 29, 1940) is a former Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary under U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
James Philip James "Pate" Philip (born May 26, 1930 in Elmhurst, Illinois), is a Republican from Wood Dale, Illinois.
James R. Thompson James Robert Thompson, Jr. (born May 8, 1936), also known as Big Jim Thompson, was the 37th and longest serving Governor of the US state of Illinois.
James Robert Mann (Illinois) James Robert Mann (October 20, 1856 – November 30, 1922) was an American legislator and U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1897–1922.
James William Good James William Good (September 24, 1866 – November 18, 1929) was an American politician from the state of Iowa, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Cabinet of President ...
Jason Barickman Jason Barickman (May 1, 1975), is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 53rd district since January 2013.
Jason Plummer (politician) Robert Jason Plummer (born June 3, 1982) is an American businessman, and the 2012 Republican nominee for Illinois's 12th congressional district.
Jasper D. Ward Jasper Delos Ward was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Jeff Richey Jeff Richey currently serves as an alderman on the City Council in Taylorville, Illinois, where he is chairman of the Ordainance Committee, and serves on the Finance, Street, Sewer, and Emergenc...
Jeremiah Davis Jeremiah Davis (June 12, 1826 – September 22, 1910) was an American pioneer, politician, and farmer from New York.
Jeri Kehn Thompson Jeri Kehn Thompson (born September 30, 1966) is an American radio talk show host, columnist for The American Spectator, political commentator, and former political consultant for the Washing...
Jerry Weller Gerald C. "Jerry" Weller is an American politician who was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing.
Jessie Holdom Jessie Holdom (1851-1930) was a prominent Chicago lawyer and judge.
Jewel Lafontant Jewel Stradford Lafontant-Mankarious (April 28, 1922 – May 31, 1997) was the first female deputy solicitor general of the United States, an official in the administration of President George H. ...
Jil Tracy Jil Tracy is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 93rd district since her appointment in July 2006.
Jill Stanek Jill Stanek (born 1956) is an American activist from Illinois, best known for her allegations regarding "live birth abortions" that she publicly testified were being performed at Christ Hospital...
Jim Durkin Jim Durkin is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 82nd District since 2006 when he was sworn in to replace Eileen Lyons after she retired mid-term.
Jim Edgar James Edgar (born July 22, 1946) is an American politician who was the 38th Governor of Illinois from 1991 to 1999.
Jim Oberweis James D. "Jim" Oberweis (born June 10, 1946) is an American businessman, investment manager and politician.
Jim Ryan (politician) James E. Ryan (born February 21, 1946) is an American politician who served two four-year terms as Illinois Attorney General.
Jim Sensenbrenner Frank James Sensenbrenner, Jr. is an American politician who has been a member of the Republican Party in the United States House of Representatives since 1979, representing.
Jim Watson (Illinois politician) Jim Watson was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 97th district from 2001 through 2012.
Joan Krupa Joan Gore Krupa was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives.
JoAnn D. Osmond JoAnn D. Osmond is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 61st district since 2002.
Joe Birkett Joseph E. Birkett (born February 13, 1955) is the DuPage County State's Attorney and former Republican nominee for Illinois Lieutenant Governor with running-mate Judy Baar Topinka.
Joe Dunn (Illinois) Joe Dunn is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 96th district from 2003 until January 2009.
Joe Sosnowski Joe Sosnowski is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, first sworn in to represent the 69th district in 2010.
Joel Pollak Joel Barry Pollak (born April 25, 1977) is an American political commentator and author.
John A. Logan John Alexander Logan (February 9, 1826 – December 26, 1886) was an American soldier and political leader.
John Aaron Rawlins John Aaron Rawlins (February 13, 1831 September 6, 1869) was an United States Army general during the American Civil War, a confidant of Ulysses S. Grant, and later U.S. Secretary of War.
John Allen Sterling John Allen Sterling was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, and brother of Thomas Sterling.
John Cabello John M. Cabello has served as a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives since his appointment in August 2012.
John Callan O'Laughlin John Callan O'Laughlin (January 11, 1873 – March 14, 1949) was a journalist and longtime publisher of the Army and Navy Journal.
John Cusey John Cusey was an American politician from Ohio.
John D. Anthony John D. Anthony is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, who has represented the 75th district since his appointment in August 2013.
John Evans (governor) John Evans (March 9, 1814 – July 2, 1897) was a U.S. politician, physician, railroad promoter, Governor of the Territory of Colorado, and namesake of Evanston, Illinois; Evans, Colorado; a...
John G. Oglesby John Gillett Oglesby (March 19, 1873–May 27, 1938) was the 29th and 31st Lieutenant Governor of Illinois from 1909 to 1913, and again from 1917 to 1921.
John H. Addams John Huy Addams (July 12, 1822 – August 17, 1881) was a politician and businessman from the U.S. state of Illinois.
John H. Cox John Herman Cox (born July 15, 1955) is an American lawyer, accountant, businessman, broadcaster, and aspiring politician.
John Hay John Milton Hay (October 8, 1838 – July 1, 1905) was an American statesman, diplomat, author, journalist, and private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln.
John Humphrey (Illinois) John Humphrey (June 20, 1838 – October 3, 1914) was an English American politician and attorney who is credited as the father of Orland Park, Illinois.
John I. Rinaker John Irving Rinaker (November 1, 1830 – January 15, 1915) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois and a brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
John J. Millner John J. Millner (born c. 1951) is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 28th district from 2005 to 2013.
John L. Lewis John Llewellyn Lewis (February 12, 1880 – June 11, 1969) was an American leader of organized labor who served as president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) from 1920 to 1960.
John Lourie Beveridge John Lourie Beveridge (Greenwich, New York July 6, 1824 – May 3, 1910 Los Angeles) was the 16th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1873 to 1877.
John M. Palmer (politician) John McAuley Palmer (September 13, 1817September 25, 1900), was an Illinois resident, an American Civil War General who fought for the Union, the 15th Governor of Illinois, and presidential cand...
John M. Reich John M. Reich was sworn in January 15, 2001, as Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) following an appointment by President of the United States Bill Clinton and served on...
John M. Scott John Morin Scott (1730 New York City - September 14, 1784 New York City) was a lawyer, military officer, and statesman before, during and after the American Revolution.
John Malkovich John Gavin Malkovich (born December 9, 1953) is an American actor, producer, director, and fashion designer.
John Marshall Hamilton John Marshall Hamilton (May 28, 1847 – September 22, 1905) was the 18th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1883 to 1885.
John Millner John J. Millner is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 28th district since 2005.
John N. Erlenborn John Neal Erlenborn (February 8, 1927 - October 30, 2005) was a lawyer and a former Republican member of the U.S. Congressional Delegations from Illinois, representing the 14th (then after 1980s...
John O. Jones John O. Jones is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 54th district from 2003 to 2013.
John Riley Tanner John Riley Tanner (April 4, 1844 – May 23, 1901) was the 21st Governor of Illinois, from 1897 until 1901.
John Shaffer John Wilson Shaffer (July 5, 1827 – October 31, 1870) was an American political leader.
John Shimkus John Mondy Shimkus (born February 21, 1958) is the U.S. Representative for IL's 15, since 1997.
John T. Buckbee John Theodore Buckbee (August 1, 1871 – April 23, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
John Wentworth (Illinois) John Wentworth (nicknamed "Long John") (March 5, 1815 – October 16, 1888) was the editor of the Chicago Democrat, publisher of an extensive Wentworth family genealogy, a two-term mayor of Ch...
Judy Baar Topinka Judy Baar Topinka is the Illinois State Comptroller and former Illinois State Treasurer, having served as Treasurer from 1995 to 2007, and former chairwoman of the Illinois Republican Party.
Judy Biggert Judith Borg "Judy" Biggert (born August 15, 1937) is the former U.S. Representative for IL's 13, serving from 1999 to 2013.
Judy Koehler Judy Koehler is a former Illinois State Representative, and Republican nominee for a seat in the U. S. Senate in 1986.
Karen Hasara Karen Hasara is a Republican member of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees and a past member of the Illinois General Assembly (1986-1995) as well as the Mayor of Springfield, Illinois f...
Karen McConnaughay Karen McConnaughay is an Illinois politician from Kane County, Illinois.
Keith P. Sommer Keith P. Sommer is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 106th district since 1999.
Kenesaw Mountain Landis Kenesaw Mountain Landis (November 20, 1866 – November 25, 1944) was an American jurist who served as a federal judge from 1905 to 1922 and as the first Commissioner of Baseball from 1920 un...
Kenneth G. McMillan Kenneth McMillan served as a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate from 1977 to 1983.
Kent Gaffney Kent Gaffney (born January 3, 1967) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 52nd district.
Kyle McCarter Kyle McCarter is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, serving in the Senate since February 2009.
LaFayette Funk Marquis De LaFayette Funk, commonly known as Lafayette Funk, was an American politician and rancher from Illinois.
Lawrence Yates Sherman Lawrence Yates Sherman (November 8, 1858 – September 15, 1939) was a Republican politician from the State of Illinois.
Lee A. Daniels Lee A. Daniels served as Illinois State Representative for the 46th district, from 1975 to 2006.
Lee Roupas Lee Roupas is the Palos Township Republican Committeeman as well as the Former Chairman of the Cook County Republican Party Cook County, Illinois.
Leslie C. Arends Leslie Cornelius Arends (September 27, 1895 – July 17, 1985) was a Republican politician from Illinois.
Lloyd A. Karmeier Lloyd A. Karmeier (born January 12, 1940 in rural Washington County) is a fifth district justice on the Illinois Supreme Court.
Logan Hay Logan Hay (died 1942) was a prominent Illinois lawyer.
Loleta Didrickson Loleta A. Didrickson is the former Illinois Comptroller, and the highest ranking female Republican elected official in that state's history.
Lorenzo Brentano Lorenzo Brentano was a journalist and a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Louis Lincoln Emmerson Louis Lincoln Emmerson (December 27, 1863 – February 4, 1941) was a Republican and the twenty-ninth governor of Illinois.
Lura Lynn Ryan Lura Lynn Ryan (July 5, 1934 – June 27, 2011) was the First Lady of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1999 to 2003.
Lyman Trumbull Lyman Trumbull (October 12, 1813 – June 25, 1896) was a United States Senator from Illinois during the American Civil War, and co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Con...
Lynn Morley Martin Lynn Morley Martin (born December 26, 1939) is a businesswoman and former United States politician.
Marguerite S. Church Marguerite Stitt Church (New York, September 27, 1892 – Chicago, May 26, 1990) was a psychologist by profession who was elected to her husband Ralph E. Church's congressional seat to complete hi...
Maria Rodriguez (Illinois politician) Maria Rodriguez in the former Village President of Long Grove, Illinois, and was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois's 8th congressional district.
Maria Rodriguez (politician) Maria Rodriguez in the former Village President of Long Grove, Illinois, and was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois's 8th congressional district.
Mark Curran Mark C. Curran is the current Sheriff of Lake County, Illinois.
Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives.
Mark Kirk Mark Steven Kirk (born September 15, 1959) is the junior United States Senator from Illinois and a member of the Republican Party.
Mary Livermore Mary Livermore, born Mary Ashton Rice, (December 19, 1820 – May 23, 1905) was an American journalist and advocate of women's rights.
Mary Matalin Mary Joe Matalin (born August 19, 1953) is an American political consultant well known for her work with the Republican Party.
Mike Bost Mike Bost (born December 30, 1960) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 115th district where he has served since 1995.
Mike Ditka Michael Keller Ditka (born Michael Dyczko on October 18, 1939) is a former American football player, coach, and television commentator.
Mike Fortner Mike Fortner is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, currently representing the 49th district.
Miles B. Castle Miles Beach Castle (August 11, 1826 – August 10, 1900) was an American banker, publisher, and politician from New York.
Milton W. Mathews Milton W. Mathews (March 1, 1846 – May 10, 1892) was an American attorney, publisher, and politician.
Monroe Heath Monroe Heath (March 27, 1827October 21, 1894) was a U.S. politician.
Morris E. Muhleman Morris E. “Morrie” Muhleman was a politician in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States, for most of his life.
Nancy Brinker Nancy Goodman Brinker is the founder and Chair of Global Strategy of Susan G. Komen, an organization named after her only sister, Susan, who died from breast cancer in 1980 at age 36.
Nathan K. McGill Nathan K. McGill (1888–1946) was the second African American to serve as assistant attorney general for the State of Illinois.
Orville Hickman Browning Orville Hickman Browning (February 10, 1806 – August 10, 1881) was a Republican Senator from Illinois.
Oscar Stanton De Priest Oscar Stanton De Priest (March 9, 1871 – May 12, 1951) was an American lawmaker and civil rights advocate who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1929 to 1935.
Otis F. Glenn Otis Ferguson Glenn (August 27, 1879 March 11, 1959) was a Republican United States Senator from the State of Illinois.
Owen Lovejoy Owen Lovejoy (January 6, 1811 – March 25, 1864) was an American lawyer, Congregational minister, abolitionist, and Republican congressman from Illinois.
Ozias M. Hatch Ozias Mather Hatch (April 11, 1814 – March 12, 1893) was an American politician.
Pam Roth Pam Roth was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 75th district from 2001 until her resignation in August 2013.
Pamela Althoff Pamela J. Althoff is a Republican Illinois State Senator, representing the 32nd District since her appointment in March 2003.
Pat Brady (politician) Pat Brady is the former chairman for the Illinois Republican Party, and a former federal and state prosecutor.
Pat Sajak Pat Sajak (born Patrick Leonard Sajdak; October 26, 1946) is an American television personality, former weatherman, actor and talk show host, best known as the host of the American televi...
Patricia R. Bellock Patricia R. "Patti" Bellock is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 47th district since 1998.
Patricia Reid Lindner Patricia Reid Lindner was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 50th district from 1993 until her retirement at the end of her term in 2009.
Patrick Chovanec Patrick Robert Chovanec (born February 14, 1970) is chief strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management, and an Adjunct Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Paul Evans (politician) Paul Evans is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 102nd district.
Paul Findley Paul Findley (born June 23, 1921) is a former United States Representative from Illinois, who represented its 20th District.
Paul H. Robinson, Jr. Paul Heron Robinson, Jr. is a United States businessman who was United States Ambassador to Canada from 1981 to 1985.
Paul Vallas Paul Gust Vallas (born June 10, 1953) was the interim superintendent of the Bridgeport Public Schools and former Superintendent of the Recovery School District of Louisiana, and CEO of Chicago P...
Peter George Peterson Peter George "Pete" Peterson (born June 5, 1926) is an American businessman, investment banker, fiscal conservative, philanthropist, and author, who served as United States Secretar...
Peter LaBarbera Peter LaBarbera (born 1963) is an American social conservative activist and the president of the anti-gay organization Americans for Truth about Homosexuality.
Peter Roskam Peter James Roskam (born September 13, 1961) is the U.S. Representative for IL's 6, serving since 2007.
Phil Crane Philip Miller "Phil" Crane is a former American politician.
Philip C. Hayes Philip Cornelius Hayes (February 3, 1833 – July 13, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, as well as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Philip S. Post Philip Sidney Post (March 19, 1833 – January 6, 1895) was an American diplomat, politician, and decorated Army officer.
Phyllis Schlafly Phyllis McAlpin Stewart Schlafly (born August 15, 1924) is an American constitutional lawyer, conservative activist, author, and founder of the Eagle Forum.
R. Douglas Stuart Robert Douglas Stuart (1886-1975) was a United States businessman who served as United States Ambassador to Canada from 1953 to 1956.
R. Douglas Stuart, Jr. Robert Douglas Stuart, Jr. (born April 26, 1916) (referred to as R. Douglas Stuart, Jr. when young and as Robert D. Stuart, Jr. when older) was an heir to the Quaker Oats Company for...
Ralph Bellamy Ralph Bellamy (June 17, 1904 – November 29, 1991) was an American actor whose career spanned 62 years on stage, screen and television.
Ralph Plumb Ralph Plumb (March 29, 1816 - April 8, 1903) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Ralph Tyler Smith Ralph Tyler Smith (October 6, 1915 – August 13, 1972) was born in Granite City, Illinois.
Randy Hultgren Randall Mark "Randy" Hultgren (born March 1, 1966) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for IL's 14 since 2011.
Ray LaHood Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood (born December 6, 1945) is an American politician who served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 until 2013.
Raymond Poe Raymond "Ray" Poe (born March 26, 1944) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 99th district since 1994.
Rebecca Paul Rebecca Paul Hargrove, professionally known as Rebecca Paul, is currently the President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery.
Redd Griffin Redd F. Griffin (December 3, 1938 - November 20, 2012) was a prominent member of the community of Oak Park, Illinois.
Renee Kosel Renée Kosel is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 81st district since 1997 and crrently serving as an Assistant Republican Leader.
Renée Kosel Renée Kosel is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 81st district since 1997 and currently serving as an Assistant Republican Leader.
Reuben Ellwood Reuben Ellwood (February 21, 1821 – July 1, 1885) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Rich Brauer Rich Brauer is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 87th district since 2003.
Richard B. Ogilvie Richard Buell Ogilvie (February 22, 1923 – May 10, 1988) was the 35th governor of Illinois and served from 1969 to 1973.
Richard B. Vail Richard Bernard Vail was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Richard H. Whiting Richard Henry Whiting (January 17, 1826 - May 24, 1888) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Richard J. Oglesby Richard James Oglesby (July 25, 1824April 24, 1899) was an Illinois statesman and U.S. Army officer.
Richard Morthland Richard Morthland is a Republican member of the Illinois General Assembly first elected in 2010.
Richard P. Myers Richard P. "Rich" Myers (December 27, 1947 – December 1, 2010) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, having represented the 94th district from 1995 until his death in...
Richard S. Williamson Richard Salisbury Williamson (May 9, 1949 – December 8, 2013) was an American lawyer, diplomat and pedagogue.
Richard Yates (politician, born 1815) Richard Yates (January 18, 1815 – November 27, 1873) was the Governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered the greatest war governor during that period.
Richard Yates, Jr. Richard Yates (December 12, 1860 – April 11, 1936) was the 22nd Governor of Illinois from 1901 to 1905.
Riley A. Bender Riley Alvin Bender (July 8, 1890 – March 6, 1973) was a United States businessman and political candidate.
Rita B. Garman Rita B. Garman (born November 19, 1943 in Aurora, Illinois) is a fourth district justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois.
Robert Dold Robert James "Bob" Dold, Jr. (born June 23, 1969) is the former U.S. Representative for IL's 10.
Robert E. Wood Robert Elkington Wood (June 13, 1879 – November 6, 1969) was an American military officer and business executive.
Robert G. Ingersoll Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 – July 21, 1899) was a lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of United States during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for h...
Robert H. McClellan Robert Hugh McClellan (January 3, 1823 – July 23, 1902) was an American politician, attorney, and banker from New York.
Robert H. Michel Robert Henry "Bob" Michel is an American Republican Party politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 38 years.
Robert Jason Plummer Robert Jason Plummer is an American businessman, and the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in the 2010 election.
Robert P. Hanrahan Robert Paul Hanrahan (February 25, 1934 – January 7, 2011) is a former U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Robert R. Hitt Robert Roberts Hitt (January 16, 1834 – September 20, 1906) was an Assistant Secretary of State and later a member of the United States House of Representatives.
Robert R. McCormick Robert Rutherford "Colonel" McCormick (1880–1955) was a member of the McCormick family of Chicago who became owner and publisher of the Chicago Tribune newspaper.
Robert R. Thomas Robert R. Thomas (born August 7, 1952 in Rochester, New York) is a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois and a former professional football player.
Robert Todd Lincoln Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and the first son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln.
Robert W. Pritchard Robert W. Pritchard is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 70th district since 2003.
Robert Young (actor) Robert George Young (February 22, 1907 – July 21, 1998) was an American television, film, and radio actor, best known for his leading roles as Jim Anderson, the father character in Fathe...
Robert Zoellick Robert Bruce Zoellick (born July 25, 1953) is an American banker who was the eleventh president of the World Bank, a position he held from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2012.
Rock Hudson Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr.; November 17, 1925October 2, 1985) was an American actor.
Rodney L. Davis Rodney Lee Davis (born January 5, 1970) is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district since 2013.
Roger Jenisch Roger Jenisch was the Illinois State Representative for the 45th district, where he served from 2005 to 2007.
Roger McAuliffe Roger P. McAuliffe (July 6, 1938 – July 5, 1996), was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives.
Ronald Reagan Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989).
Ronald Sandack Ronald Sandack is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 81st district.
Rosemary Mulligan Rosemary Mulligan served as a Republican Party member of the Illinois House of Representatives for five terms, representing the 65th District from 1993 until 2013.
Ruth Hanna McCormick Ruth Hanna, Ruth Hanna McCormick or Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms (March 27, 1880 – December 31, 1944) was a United States Representative from Illinois.
Sam McCann William "Sam" McCann (born November 4, 1969) is the Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 50th district in the central Illinois.
Samuel B. Fuller Samuel B. Fuller (June 4, 1905 — October 24, 1988) was an American entrepreneur.
Samuel Bodman Samuel Wright Bodman III (born November 26, 1938) was a United States Secretary of Energy and was previously Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department.
Samuel D. Lockwood Samuel Drake Lockwood (August 2, 1789-April 23, 1874) was an Illinois politician who served as the state's Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Supreme Court Justice.
Samuel K. Skinner Samuel Knox Skinner (born June 10, 1938) is an American politician, lawyer and businessman.
Sandra M. Pihos Sandra M. Pihos is the Republican member of the Illinois State Representative for the 42nd district since 2003.
Sandy Cole Sandy Cole is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 62nd district since 2007.
Shane Cultra Shane Cultra is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate.
Shelby Moore Cullom Shelby Moore Cullom (November 22, 1829 – January 28, 1914) was a U.S. political figure, serving in various offices, including the United States House of Representatives, the United States Senate...
Stephen T. Logan Stephen Trigg Logan (February 24, 1800–July 24, 1880) was an American lawyer and politician.
Steve Greenberg (Illinois) Steve Greenberg (b. March 18, 1971) is a businessman, former professional hockey player, and was the Republican nominee for U.S. Congress in Illinois' 8th congressional district; he was defeated...
Steve Rauschenberger Steve Rauschenberger (born August 29, 1956, Elgin, Illinois) served as a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate from 1993 to 2007.
Steven G. Calabresi Steven G. Calabresi is a professor of law at Northwestern University School of Law and a visiting professor at Yale Law School.
Stewart Umholtz Stewart "Stu" Umholtz is an American politician from the U.S. state of Illinois.
Sue Rezin Sue Rezin is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 38th district since her appointment in December 2010.
Suzanne Deuchler Suzanne L. Deuchler (born July 21, 1929) is a former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 42nd district.
Suzi Schmidt Suzi Schmidt is a former Republican Illinois State Senator, representing the 31st district from January 2011 to January 2013.
Teri Newman Teri Davis Newman is an American politician and the 2010 Republican nominee for the seat of Illinois's 12th congressional district.
Terrance W. Gainer Terrance William Gainer (born August 1, 1947) is the 38th Sergeant at Arms of the United States Senate and has served in that post since January 4, 2007.
Terry R. Parke Terry R. Parke (born February 21, 1944 in Pittsfield, Illinois) served as a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 44th district, where he served for 22 year...
Theodore Brentano Theodore Brentano (March 29, 1854–July 2, 1940) was an American attorney and judge and the first American ambassador to Hungary (his full title was Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni...
Thomas A. Boyd Thomas Alexander Boyd was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Thomas C. Sharp Thomas Coke Sharp was a prominent opponent of Joseph Smith, Jr. and the Latter Day Saints in Illinois in the 1840s.
Thomas W. Ewing Thomas W. "Tom" Ewing is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives and the Illinois State House of Representatives.
Tim Bivins Tim Bivins (born ca. 1952) is the State Senator for the 45th District in northwestern Illinois, serving since his appointment on March 7, 2008.
Tom Cross (politician) Tom Cross (born July 31, 1958) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 84th district where he has served since 1993.
Tom Demmer Tom Demmer is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 90th district, a four county district located in northwestern Illinois that includes the all or parts ...
Tom Railsback Thomas Fisher Railsback served eight terms in the United States Congress from 1967-1983 for in Moline.
Tony Peraica Anthony J. "Tony" Peraica (born April 14, 1957) was the Cook County Commissioner for the 16th district, and was the Republican nominee for Cook County Board President in 2006.
Vince Vaughn Vincent Anthony "Vince" Vaughn (born March 28, 1970) is an American film actor, screenwriter, producer, comedian and activist.
Walt Disney Walter Elias "Walt" Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) was an American business magnate, animator, cartoonist, producer, director, screenwriter, entrepreneur, and voi...
Ward Hill Lamon Ward Hill Lamon (January 6, 1828 – May 7, 1893) was a personal friend and self-appointed bodyguard of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
William Hale Thompson William Hale Thompson (May 14, 1869 – March 19, 1944) was Mayor of Chicago from 1915 to 1923 and again from 1927 to 1931.
William Henry Bissell William Henry Bissell (April 25, 1811March 18, 1860) was the 11th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1857 until his death.
William Herndon (lawyer) William Henry Herndon (December 25, 1818 – March 18, 1891) was the law partner and biographer of Abraham Lincoln.
William Holden William Holden (April 17, 1918 – November 12, 1981) was an American actor.
William J. Graham William Johnson Graham (February 7, 1872 - November 10, 1937) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
William Jayne William A. Jayne (October 8, 1826March 20, 1916) was an American physician and statesman.
William L. Dawson (politician) William Levi Dawson (April 26, 1886 – November 9, 1970) was an African-American politician and lawyer who represented Chicago, Illinois for more than 27 years in the United States House of...
William M. Whitney William M. Whitney was an American politician and real estate developer from upstate New York.
William Pickering (governor) William Pickering (March 15, 1798 – April 22, 1873) was a Republican and the fifth governor of Washington territory, from (1862 – 1866).
William S. Paley William S. Paley (September 28, 1901 – October 26, 1990) was the chief executive who built Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and televi...
William Stratton William Grant Stratton, known as "Billy the Kid", was the 32nd Governor of Illinois from 1953 to 1961, succeeding Adlai Stevenson II in that office.
Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck Winnifred Mason Huck (September 14, 1882 – August 24, 1936) was an American journalist and politician from the state of Illinois who became the third woman to serve in the United States Co...