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Politics All U.S. Senators from Illinois

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List of Illinois senators, with plenty of pictures and photos. List includes IL senators and all past United States senators of Illinois. Since the founding of the United States government, Americans have elected two senators per state regardless of the state's population (unlike the House of Representatives). At first, senators were voted into the US Congress by their individual state legislatures. Today though, senators are elected directly by the people. Each pair of senators serve staggered six year terms, with senatorial elections happening every two years. The most recent senate race was especially exciting due to the democrats' controversial support of healthcare reform and the republicans' regrouping with the support of the Tea Party.
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Jesse B. Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 76 (1777-1853)
December 3, 1818- March 4, 1829
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John McLean is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 76 (1785-1861)
March 4, 1829- October 14, 1830
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David J. Baker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 77 (1792-1869)
November 12, 1830- December 11, 1830
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John McCracken Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 49 (1794-1843)
December 11, 1830- March 4, 1841
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Samuel McRoberts is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 44 (1799-1843)
March 4, 1841- March 27, 1843
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James Semple is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 68 (1798-1866)
December 4, 1843- March 4, 1847
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Stephen A. Douglas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 48 (1813-1861)
March 4, 1847- June 3, 1861
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Orville Browning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Orville Browning
June 26, 1861- January 12, 1863
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William A. Richardson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
William A. Richardson
January 12, 1863- March 4, 1865
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Richard Yates is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 58 (1815-1873)
March 4, 1865- March 4, 1871
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John A. Logan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 60 (1826-1886)
March 4, 1871- March 4, 1877
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David Davis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
age 60
March 4, 1877- March 4, 1883
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Shelby Moore Cullom is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Shelby Moore Cullom Dec. at 85 (1829-1914)
March 4, 1883- March 4, 1913
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J. Hamilton Lewis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 76 (1863-1939)
March 26, 1913- March 4, 1919
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Joseph M. McCormick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 48 (1877-1925)
March 4, 1919- February 25, 1925
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Charles S. Deneen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 77 (1863-1940)
February 26, 1925- March 4, 1931
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James M. Slattery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 70 (1878-1948)
April 14, 1939- November 21, 1940
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Charles W. Brooks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Charles W. Brooks Dec. at 60 (1897-1957)
November 22, 1940- January 3, 1949
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Paul Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 84 (1892-1976)
January 3, 1949- January 3, 1967
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Charles H. Percy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 92 (1919-2011)
January 3, 1967- January 3, 1985
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Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
January 3, 1985- January 3, 1997
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Dick Durbin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
age 75
December 3, 1818- March 3, 1824
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Ninian Edwards is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 58 (1775-1833)
March 4, 1825- December 12, 1835
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Elias Kane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Elias Kane Dec. at 41 (1794-1835)
December 30, 1835- March 3, 1837
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William Lee D. Ewing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All U.S. Senators from Illinois
Dec. at 51 (1795-1846)
March 4, 1837- March 3, 1843