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Catholic Politicians in Illinois

  Benjamin S. Adamowski (1906-1982) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 20, 1906. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 25th District, 1931-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1948; Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1942; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955 (Democratic primary), 1963 (Republican); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus; Sigma Delta Kappa; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in Elmwood Park, Cook County, Ill., March 2, 1982 (age 75 years, 102 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Wejnerowski) Adamowski (1879-1965) and Max Adamowski (1880-1929); married to Kathryn E. Kaiser (1907-2001).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thaddeus V. Adesko (1902-1978) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Mt. Prospect, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 5, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 9th District, 1947-51. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; National Lawyers Guild. Died in August, 1978 (age 75 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Adesko and Angela (Rylski) Adesko; married to Clara Rutkowski.
  John Paul Ahern (b. 1941) — also known as John P. Ahern — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 27, 1941. Democrat. School teacher; personnel manager, Jewel Food Stores; bank loan officer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Catholic. Member, Americans for Democratic Action. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Francis Ahern and Eleanor (Kane) Ahern; married 1965 to Ruth Marian Waldron.
  Edward Andries (1884-1958) — also known as Ed Andries — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Belgium, January 24, 1884. Naturalized U.S. citizen; cabinetmaker; building contractor; banker; Honorary Vice-Consul for Belgium in Moline, Ill., 1929-46; Honorary Consul for Belgium in Moline, Ill., 1946-54. Catholic. Belgian ancestry. Member, Catholic Order of Foresters; Eagles; Moose. Died in Moline, Rock Island County, Ill., April 16, 1958 (age 74 years, 82 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, October 29, 1908, to Alida Heisbrandt (1884-1972).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Annunzio (1915-2001) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 12, 1915. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1965-93 (7th District 1965-73, 11th District 1973-93); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1984. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; United Steelworkers of America. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Lincolnwood, Cook County, Ill., April 8, 2001 (age 86 years, 86 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Eladio Armesto Garcia (1936-2003) — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla.; Miami Lakes, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Bayamo, Cuba, November 27, 1936. Republican. Real estate and insurance business; newspaper publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1984, 1988, 1992; member of Florida state house of representatives 117th District, 1993-94; defeated, 1976. Catholic. Cuban ancestry. Died, of respiratory arrest and cancer, in Zion, Lake County, Ill., March 24, 2003 (age 66 years, 117 days). Interment at Miami Memorial Park, Miami, Fla.
  Thomas James Awerkamp (1923-1992) — also known as Thomas J. Awerkamp — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., May 23, 1923. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Illinois state senate 36th District, 1965-67. Catholic. Member, Exchange Club; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died July 2, 1992 (age 69 years, 40 days). Interment at St. Peter's Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.
  James Patrick Aylward (1885-1982) — also known as James P. Aylward — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., September 10, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Jackson County Democratic Party, 1918-36; Missouri Democratic state chair, 1934-40; member of Democratic National Committee from Missouri, 1934-44; Vice-Chair of Democratic National Committee, 1939. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo., July 22, 1982 (age 96 years, 315 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Clara E. Stanley (1888-1951); father of James Patrick Aylward, Jr. (1918-2011).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Paul L. Aylward (1908-1996) — of Ellsworth, Ellsworth County, Kan. Born in Stonington, Christian County, Ill., March 1, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1960, 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1962. Catholic. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Theta; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died March 21, 1996 (age 88 years, 20 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dennis E. Aylward and Via (Holben) Aylward; married, October 26, 1929, to Karma Ellen Golden.
  John T. Barnett (b. 1869) — of Silverton, San Juan County, Colo.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Ouray County, Colo.; Denver, Colo. Born in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, N.Y., June 22, 1869. Democrat. School principal; newspaper editor; lawyer; Ouray County Attorney, 1898-1910; Colorado state attorney general, 1909-10; secretary of Colorado Democratic Party, 1912-16; member of Democratic National Committee from Colorado, 1913-20. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Barnett and Katherine Barnett; married, January 24, 1906, to Sue Sayre Nash (died 1911); married, March 7, 1917, to Myrtle Louise Emily Schlessiner.
  Thomas Edward Barrett (b. 1863) — also known as Thomas E. Barrett — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1863. Democrat. Cook County Sheriff, 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anthony Barrett and Rose (Collins) Barrett; married 1887 to Ellen McCoy.
  Harry Peter Beam (1892-1967) — also known as Harry P. Beam — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., November 23, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1924; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1931-42. Catholic. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 31, 1967 (age 75 years, 38 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Peter J. Beam and Margaret B. Beam; married, June 29, 1921, to Marge Brown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Joseph Behan (b. 1876) — also known as Louis J. Behan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., March 10, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Interment at Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William James Behan (1840-1928).
  Daniel P. Bergin — of Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ireland. Democrat. Mayor of Chicago Heights, Ill., 1927-35; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Izaak Walton League; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  Arthur John Bidwill (1903-1985) — also known as Arthur J. Bidwill — of River Forest, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 24, 1903. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate, 1935, 1939-73 (7th District 1935, 1939-57, 1st District 1957-67, 2nd District 1967-73); candidate for Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1936; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960, 1964. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Moose. Died in October, 1985 (age 82 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  William Henry Bissell (1811-1860) — also known as William H. Bissell — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in Hartwick, Otsego County, N.Y., April 25, 1811. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1840; colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1849-55 (1st District 1849-53, 8th District 1853-55); Governor of Illinois, 1857-60; died in office 1860. Catholic. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., March 18, 1860 (age 48 years, 328 days). Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Bissell and Hannah Bissell; married 1840 to Emily James; married 1852 to Elizabeth Kane (daughter of Elias Kent Kane (1794-1835)).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Katharine Cooke Blow (1897-1965) — also known as Katharine C. Blow; Katharine Rowland Cooke; Mrs. George W. Blow — of Yorktown, York County, Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 21, 1897. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948, 1956; candidate for Virginia state house of delegates, 1949; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1950. Female. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation. Staff writer for The New Yorker magazine, 1936-42. Died in Yorktown, York County, Va., March 25, 1965 (age 67 years, 338 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of George Joseph Cooke and Mary Elizabeth (Kerwin) Cooke; married, December 2, 1922, to George Waller Blow (grandson of George Blow, Jr. (1813-1894)).
  Political family: Blow family of Virginia.
  James R. Boland (b. 1903) — of Hammond, Lake County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 3, 1903. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944. Catholic. Member, Moose; Eagles; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Charles Augustus Boyle (1907-1959) — also known as Charles A. Boyle — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Spring Lake, Ottawa County, Mich., August 13, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 12th District, 1955-59; died in office 1959. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Delta Theta Phi; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Elks. Killed in an automobile accident in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 4, 1959 (age 52 years, 83 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Melvin Boyle and Rose (Marsh) Boyle; married, August 14, 1940, to Helen Shaughnessy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Kenneth Boyle (1937-2000) — of Chatham, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., November 27, 1937. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 49th District, 1971-76; University of Illinois trustee, 1991-94. Catholic. Died, of cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 11, 2000 (age 62 years, 105 days). Interment at Virden Cemetery, Virden, Ill.
  Martin Adlai Brennan (1879-1941) — also known as Martin A. Brennan — of Bloomington, McLean County, Ill. Born in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., September 21, 1879. Democrat. Lawyer; Judge, Illinois Court of Claims, 1913-15; member of Illinois state house of representatives 26th District, 1921-25; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1933-37. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Phi Alpha Delta; Woodmen. Died in Bloomington, McLean County, Ill., July 4, 1941 (age 61 years, 286 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bloomington, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Dominick Brennan and Bridget (Cunningham) Brennan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Herbert Burke (1913-1993) — of Hollywood, Broward County, Fla.; Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Fla. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 14, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1967-79 (10th District 1967-73, 12th District 1973-79); defeated, 1955 (6th District), 1978 (12th District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Eagles; Forty and Eight; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Elks; Moose; Kiwanis. Arrested in 1978 for being drunk and disruptive in the parking lot of a strip club; pleaded guilty to public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and witness tampering. Died in Fern Park, Seminole County, Fla., June 16, 1993 (age 80 years, 153 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dan Bernard Butler (1879-1953) — also known as Dan B. Butler — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., January 18, 1879. Democrat. Accountant; mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1936-45. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles. Died March 14, 1953 (age 74 years, 55 days). Burial location unknown.
  Emmet Francis Byrne (1896-1974) — also known as Emmet F. Byrne — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 6, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1957-59. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Phi Alpha Delta. Died in Evanston, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 1974 (age 77 years, 293 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jane Margaret Byrne (1934-2014) — also known as Jane M. Byrne; Jane Margaret Burke — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born, in John B. Murphy Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 24, 1934. Democrat. Mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1979-83; defeated in primary, 1983, 1987, 1991. Female. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 14, 2014 (age 80 years, 174 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1956 to William P. Byrne; married 1978 to Jay McMullen.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Books by Jane Byrne: My Chicago (1992)
  Books about Jane Byrne: Bill & Lori Granger, Fighting Jane: Mayor Jane Byrne and the Chicago Machine
  Donald A. Callahan (b. 1876) — of Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Wallace, Shoshone County, Idaho. Born in Galena, Jo Daviess County, Ill., September 8, 1876. Republican. School teacher; lawyer; member of Idaho state house of representatives, 1921-23; member of Idaho state senate, 1923-33; president, Callahan Consolidated Mines, 1937; candidate for U.S. Senator from Idaho, 1938; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1940. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Rotary. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Callahan and Mary Jennings (Rowe) Callahan; married, May 10, 1905, to Agnes Kelly.
  Thomas J. Campbell (b. 1952) — also known as Tom Campbell — of Campbell, Santa Clara County, Calif. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 14, 1952. Republican. Lawyer; law professor; U.S. Representative from California, 1989-93, 1995-2001 (12th District 1989-93, 15th District 1995-2001); Republican candidate for U.S. Senator from California, 1992 (primary), 2000; member of California state senate, 1993-95. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  William Joseph Campbell (1905-1988) — also known as William J. Campbell — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Fla. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 19, 1905. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1938-40; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1940-70; chairman, board of trustees, St. Agnes Hospital. Catholic. Died, in Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., October 19, 1988 (age 83 years, 214 days). Interment at Queen of Peace Cemetery, Loxahatchee, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of John Campbell and Christina (Larson) Campbell; married 1937 to Mary Agnes Cloherty.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Claude Laroche Carney (b. 1927) — of Wilmette, Cook County, Ill. Born in Nice, France, November 23, 1927. Democrat. Naturalized U.S. citizen; bank executive; candidate for Illinois state house of representatives 1st District, 1970. Catholic. French ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters. Still living as of 1970.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Victor Laroche and Renee Therese (de Besaucele) Laroche; married to John Cyril Carney.
  Charles Francis Carpentier (1896-1964) — also known as Charles F. Carpentier — of East Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Moline, Rock Island County, Ill., September 19, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; movie theater operator; mayor of East Moline, Ill., 1929-39; defeated (Citizens), 1927; member of Illinois state senate 33rd District, 1939-53; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1956, 1960; secretary of state of Illinois, 1953-64; died in office 1964. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Forty and Eight; Eagles; Moose; Elks; Rotary; Catholic Order of Foresters. Died, while seeking the Republican nomination for Governor, April 3, 1964 (age 67 years, 197 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, East Moline, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Gregoir Carpentier and Louise (De Connick) Carpentier; married, June 22, 1920, to Alta Sarginson.
  John Edward A. Cassidy (b. 1896) — also known as John E. Cassidy — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., January 31, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1956, 1964; delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933; Illinois state attorney general, 1938-41. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Douglas Cassidy and Margaret Lucile (Fox) Cassidy; married, August 11, 1923, to Susan Marie Casey.
  William H. Chamberlain (1931-c.1979) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., January 22, 1931. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; secretary of state of Illinois, 1964-65; circuit judge in Illinois, 1965. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Urban League; American Judicature Society. Died about 1979 (age about 48 years). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Ill.
  Wesley Kanne Clark (b. 1944) — also known as Wesley K. Clark; Wesley Kanne — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 23, 1944. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; U.S. Army General; Supreme Allied Commander, 1997-2000; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2004. Baptist; later Catholic. Jewish ancestry. Recipient, Medal of Freedom, 2000. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Step-son of Viktor Clark; son of Benjamin J. Kanne (died 1948) and Veneta Updegraff (Bogard) Kanne; married 1966 to Gertrude 'Gert' Kingston.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Wesley K. Clark: Winning Modern Wars : Iraq, Terrorism, and the American Empire (2003) — Waging Modern War : Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat (2001) — A Time to Lead : For Duty, Honor and Country (2007)
  William George Clark (1924-2001) — also known as William G. Clark — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 16, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1953-54, 1957-59; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-56; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; Illinois state attorney general, 1961-69; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1968; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1976-92. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Amvets; American Legion; Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Catholic Lawyers Guild. Died in Skokie, Cook County, Ill., August 17, 2001 (age 77 years, 32 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Mercer Cook (1903-1987) — of Washington, D.C.; Illinois. Born in Washington, D.C., March 30, 1903. U.S. Ambassador to Niger, 1961-64; Senegal, 1964-66; Gambia, 1965-66. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Died in 1987 (age about 84 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Jerry Francis Costello (b. 1949) — also known as Jerry F. Costello — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., September 25, 1949. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1988-2006 (21st District 1988-93, 12th District 1993-2006); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Daniel Lipinski
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Thomas James Courtney (1892-1971) — also known as Thomas J. Courtney — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 23, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 11th District, 1927-33; Cook County State's Attorney, 1932-45; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1944 (speaker); candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1939; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1944; circuit judge in Illinois, 1945-70. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Knights of Columbus. Died December 3, 1971 (age 78 years, 345 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James R. Courtney and Catherine (Hussey) Courtney; married, July 19, 1917, to Kathryn Foley.
  Timothy T. Cronin (b. 1884) — of Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wis. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 27, 1884. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1944-55. Catholic. Member, Federal Bar Association; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Phi Delta Phi; Rotary; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Cronin and Mary (Swanson) Cronin; married, November 9, 1916, to Maud F. Clohisy.
  Andrew Bevins Culhane (1875-1957) — also known as A. B. Culhane — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Born in 1875. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1944. Catholic. Died in 1957 (age about 82 years). Interment at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Rockford, Ill.
  William Alexander Cunnea (1868-1937) — also known as William A. Cunnea — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Ireland, September 22, 1868. Lawyer; Socialist candidate for various offices; defense attorney for Eugene V. Debs at one of his sedition trials. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Fort Worth (unknown county), Fla., March 13, 1937 (age 68 years, 172 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of William Alexander Cunnea II (1905-1963).
  William Alexander Cunnea II (1905-1963) — also known as William A. Cunnea — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 8, 1905. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of colon cancer, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 22, 1963 (age 57 years, 165 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William Alexander Cunnea (1868-1937).
Richard J. Daley Richard Joseph Daley (1902-1976) — also known as Richard J. Daley; "The Boss" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 15, 1902. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1936-38; member of Illinois state senate 9th District, 1939-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964; speaker, 1968; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1955-76; died in office 1976. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Stricken with a heart attack and died at his doctor's office, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 20, 1976 (age 74 years, 219 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Married, June 17, 1936, to Eleanor 'Sis' Guilfoyle (1907-2003); father of Richard Michael Daley (1942-) and William Michael Daley.
  Political family: Daley family of Chicago, Illinois.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about Richard J. Daley: Mike Royko, Boss : Richard J. Daley of Chicago — Adam Cohen & Elizabeth Taylor, American Pharaoh : Mayor Richard J. Daley : His Battle for Chicago and the Nation — Hugh Brogan, All Honorable Men : Huey Long, Robert Moses, Estes Kefauver, Richard J. Daley — Roger Biles, Richard J. Daley : Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago — Eugene C. Kennedy, Himself! The Life and Times of Richard J. Daley — Len O'Connor, Requiem : The Decline and Demise of Mayor Daley and His Era — F. Richard Ciccone, Daley : Power and Presidential Politics — Frank Sullivan, Legend: The Only Inside Story About Mayor Richard J. Daley — Milton Rakove, Don't Make No Waves, Don't Back No Losers : An Insider's Analysis of the Daley Machine
  Image source: Time Magazine, March 23, 1962
  Richard Michael Daley (b. 1942) — also known as Richard M. Daley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 24, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1969-70; member of Illinois state senate 23rd District, 1973-81; Cook County State's Attorney, 1981-89; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1989-2011; defeated in primary, 1983; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008 (delegation chair). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Joseph Daley and Eleanor 'Sis' (Guilfoyle) Daley (1907-2003); brother of William Michael Daley (1948-).
  Political family: Daley family of Chicago, Illinois.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Charles Emil Dehner (1871-1945) — also known as Charles E. Dehner — of Lincoln, Logan County, Ill. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 27, 1871. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Catholic. German ancestry. Died November 11, 1945 (age 74 years, 15 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Lincoln, Ill.
  Miguel del Valle (b. 1951) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Vega Baja, Vega Baja Municipio, Puerto Rico, July 24, 1951. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 2nd District, 1987-2006; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2008; Chicago city clerk, 2006-11; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 2011. Catholic. Puerto Rican ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Deanna Demuzio — of Carlinville, Macoupin County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 49th District, 2004-; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Married to Vince Demuzio (1941-2004).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edward Joseph Derwinski (1926-2012) — also known as Edward J. Derwinski — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 15, 1926. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives 24th District, 1957-59; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1959-83; speaker, Republican National Convention, 1960 ; U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, 1989-92. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Polish Legion of American Veterans; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Kiwanis; Polish National Alliance. Died January 15, 2012 (age 85 years, 122 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Nancy C. Detert (b. 1944) — of Florida. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., 1944. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 70th District, 1999-. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 1999.
  Lawrence DiPrima (b. 1910) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 24, 1910. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1963-65, 1965-67, 1967-83, 1983-85 (18th District 1963-65, at-large 1965-67, 18th District 1967-83, 16th District 1983-85). Catholic. Member, American Legion; Forty and Eight; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Catholic War Veterans. Burial location unknown.
  Francis Edmund Donoghue (1873-1952) — also known as Francis E. Donoghue — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 27, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1901-05, 1907-09 (15th District 1901-03, 2nd District 1903-05, 1907-09). Catholic. Died January 11, 1952 (age 78 years, 45 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of M. F. Donoghue and Elizabeth (Shields) Donoghue.
  John Dougherty — of Union County, Ill. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864, 1872; Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1869-73. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Lawrence E. Dowd — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 1st District, 1943-51. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Aloysius Doyle (1886-1935) — also known as Thomas A. Doyle — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 9, 1886. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1919-23; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1923-31; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 29, 1935 (age 49 years, 20 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Doyle and Julia (Egan) Doyle; married, June 26, 1918, to Emile Carstens.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter Duda (c.1911-2001) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born about 1911. Member of Illinois state senate 15th District, 1969-73. Catholic. Died, of a heart attack, in Arlington Heights, Cook County, Ill., October 10, 2001 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne (1853-1937) — also known as Edward F. Dunne — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Waterville, Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., October 12, 1853. Democrat. Lawyer; circuit judge in Illinois, 1892-1905; candidate for Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1900; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1905-07; defeated, 1907, 1911; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1916, 1920, 1932, 1936; Governor of Illinois, 1913-17; defeated, 1916. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died May 24, 1937 (age 83 years, 224 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of P. W. Dunne and Delia M. (Lawler) Dunne; married, August 16, 1881, to Elizabeth J. Kelley.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Edward F. Dunne: Richard Allen Morton, Justice and Humanity: Edward F. Dunne, Illinois Progressive
  Richard Joseph Durbin (b. 1944) — also known as Richard J. Durbin; Dick Durbin — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 21, 1944. Democrat. Candidate for Illinois state senate, 1976; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1978; U.S. Representative from Illinois 20th District, 1983-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 (delegation chair), 2000, 2004, 2008; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1997-. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Martin Patrick Durkin (1894-1955) — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 18, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1953. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Washington, D.C., November 13, 1955 (age 61 years, 240 days). Burial location unknown.
  Lane Allen Evans (b. 1951) — also known as Lane A. Evans — of Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Rock Island, Rock Island County, Ill., August 4, 1951. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1983-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Phil Hare
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Earl J. Field (1946-2009) — of Norridge, Cook County, Ill. Born October 25, 1946. Owner of ambulance and paramedic service; village president of Norridge, Illinois, 1998-2009; appointed 1998; died in office 2009. Catholic. Died, from complications of lung cancer, in Norridge, Cook County, Ill., March 20, 2009 (age 62 years, 146 days). Burial location unknown.
  Joseph E. Finerty (b. 1905) — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 28, 1905. Democrat. Lake County Auditor, 1934-41; mayor of Gary, Ind., 1943-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Catholic. Member, Moose; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas A. Fink (b. 1928) — also known as Tom Fink — of Anchorage, Alaska. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., 1928. Republican. Insurance business; member of Alaska state house of representatives 8th District, 1967-74; Speaker of the Alaska State House of Representatives, 1973-74; candidate for Governor of Alaska, 1982; mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1988-94; defeated, 1997. Catholic. Still living as of 2007.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Edward Rowan Finnegan (1905-1971) — of Illinois. Born in Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill., June 5, 1905. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1961-65 (12th District 1961-63, 9th District 1963-65); circuit judge in Illinois, 1965-71; died in office 1971. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 2, 1971 (age 65 years, 242 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter G. Fitzgerald (b. 1960) — of Inverness, Cook County, Ill. Born in Elgin, Kane County, Ill., October 20, 1960. Republican. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate, 1993-98; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1999-2005. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Richard Charles Flannigan (1857-1928) — also known as Richard C. Flannigan — of Norway, Dickinson County, Mich. Born in Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Mich., December 12, 1857. Lawyer; Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney, 1881-82, 1885-86; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1888; mayor of Norway, Mich., 1891; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 31st District, 1907-08; circuit judge in Michigan 25th Circuit, 1910-27; appointed 1910; resigned 1927; justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1927-28; appointed 1927; died in office 1928; chief justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1928; died in office 1928. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, of cancer, in a hospital at Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 17, 1928 (age 70 years, 67 days). Entombed at Holy Cross Cemetery, Trowbridge Park, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of James Flannigan and Ellen (Sullivan) Flannigan; married, November 11, 1884, to Anna Haessly.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thomas Gallagher (1850-1930) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Concord, Merrimack County, N.H., July 6, 1850. Democrat. Hat business; bank director; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1909-21. Catholic. Died in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., February 4, 1930 (age 79 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Boniface Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John Gallagher and Margaret (Tighe) Gallagher; married, October 12, 1886, to Margaretta Borsch.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Eugene Lester Garey (1891-1953) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 28, 1891. Democrat. Lawyer; director, Butte Copper and Zinc Co. (mining); delegate to New York state constitutional convention 13th District, 1938. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Died May 20, 1953 (age 61 years, 265 days). Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Eugene Francis Garey and Ellen Frances (O'Boyle) Garey; married 1923 to Margaret Kashner.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Earl Garvey (1893-1975) — also known as Raymond E. Garvey — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 4, 1893. Plumber; inventor; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 12th District, 1936 (Farmer-Labor), 1940 (Democratic primary), 1942 (Democratic primary); mayor of Ironwood, Mich., 1936-38; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Gogebic County, 1939-40; defeated in Democratic primary, 1934. Catholic. Member, Eagles. Died in 1975 (age about 81 years). Interment at Fairview Memorial Park, Albuquerque, N.M.
  Relatives: Married, August 2, 1919, to Matilda M. Lanfald.
  Joseph Germano — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948 (alternate), 1952 (alternate), 1956, 1960, 1964. Catholic. Member, United Steelworkers of America. Director of District 31, United Steelworkers of America; president, Illinois Industrial Union Council. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas Sylvy Gordon (1893-1959) — also known as Thomas S. Gordon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 17, 1893. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936; Chicago City Treasurer, 1939-42; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1943-59. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 22, 1959 (age 65 years, 36 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Niles, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Celia Balcer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  George Edmund Gorman (1873-1935) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 13, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1913-15. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 13, 1935 (age 61 years, 275 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Gorman and Mary (McInirney) Gorman; married, June 27, 1900, to Marguerite O'Connor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Luis Vicente Gutiérrez (b. 1953) — also known as Luis V. Gutiérrez — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 10, 1953. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1993-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Karen Hasara (b. 1940) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill. Born October 17, 1940. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 100th District, 1986-93; member of Illinois state senate 50th District, 1993-95; mayor of Springfield, Ill., 1995-2001. Female. Catholic. Still living as of 2001.
  Edward Arthur Hayes (b. 1893) — also known as Edward A. Hayes — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Morrisonville, Christian County, Ill., January 5, 1893. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph Edward Heckenkamp (b. 1901) — also known as Joseph E. Heckenkamp — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., March 19, 1901. Democrat. Florist; member of Illinois state house of representatives; elected 1932, 1934; member of Illinois state senate 36th District; elected 1936; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 15th District, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Catholic. Member, Moose; Eagles; United Commercial Travelers. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas P. Higgins (1891-1957) — of Marengo, McHenry County, Ill. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., December 14, 1891. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948, 1956. Catholic. Member, Farm Bureau. Died, apparently from a heart attack, in Marengo, McHenry County, Ill., December 12, 1957 (age 65 years, 363 days). Interment at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Marengo, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James Higgins.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Raymond Peter Hillinger (1904-1971) — also known as Raymond P. Hillinger — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 2, 1904. Republican. Catholic priest; Bishop of Rockford, Ill. (1953-56); Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (1956-71); offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1960. Catholic. Died in Glenview, Cook County, Ill., November 13, 1971 (age 67 years, 195 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Philip Leonard Hillinger (1865-1945) and Magdalen (Neuses) Hillinger (1868-1945).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Henry John Hyde (1924-2007) — also known as Henry J. Hyde — of Bensenville, DuPage County, Ill.; Wood Dale, DuPage County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 18, 1924. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1967-75; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1975-; defeated, 1962. Catholic. English and Irish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Died, from complications of earlier heart surgery, in Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 29, 2007 (age 83 years, 225 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Clay Hyde and Monica (Kelly) Hyde; married 1947 to Jeanne Simpson (died 1992); married 2006 to Judy Wolverton.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Michael Lambert Igoe (1885-1967) — also known as Michael L. Igoe — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., April 16, 1885. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1913-30; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1928, 1932, 1936; member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1930-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois at-large, 1935; resigned 1935; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1935-38; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1938; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1939-65. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Foresters. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 21, 1967 (age 82 years, 127 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of James F. Igoe and Katherine (Sherrin) Igoe; married, November 22, 1928, to Ruth O'Connor.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Leonard Kaminski (1897-1955) — also known as Frank L. Kaminski — of Calumet City, Cook County, Ill. Born in Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill., October 10, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; justice of the peace; mayor of Calumet City, Ill., 1945-53; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Moose; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Holy Name Society; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; Lions; Polish National Alliance. Died November 23, 1955 (age 58 years, 44 days). Interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Leonard Kaminski and Emilia (Ostrowski) Kaminski; married to Cecilia Walczak.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Edgar John Keating (1889-1981) — also known as Edgar J. Keating — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 28, 1889. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 6th District, 1931-40, 1943-44; member of Missouri state senate, 1945-72 (5th District 1945-48, 9th District 1949-72). Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Died in 1981 (age about 92 years). Interment at Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Married, June 10, 1918, to Hazel Murray.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Helen J. Kelleher — of Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 10th District, 1954. Female. Catholic. Member, League of Women Voters. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Edward Austin Kelly (1892-1969) — also known as Edward A. Kelly — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 3, 1892. Democrat. Professional baseball player, 1912-16; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; accountant; real estate and insurance business; U.S. Representative from Illinois 3rd District, 1931-43, 1945-47; defeated, 1942, 1946. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 30, 1969 (age 77 years, 149 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John J. Kelly and Nellie (O'Connor) Kelly; married, June 22, 1922, to Rosemary Eulert.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Francis C. Kelly — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Catholic priest; president, Catholic Church Extension Society of the United States; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1916. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Joseph E. Kernan (b. 1946) — also known as Joe Kernan — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 8, 1946. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War; mayor of South Bend, Ind., 1988-96; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1997-2003; Governor of Indiana, 2003-05; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 2004. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married 1974 to Maggie McCullough (1950?-).
  See also NNDB dossier
  Peter Paul Kezon (1906-1977) — also known as Peter P. Kezon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Scarbro, Fayette County, W.Va., February 19, 1906. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1960, 1964. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Polish National Alliance; Polish Roman Catholic Union; Polish Legion of American Veterans. Died May 24, 1977 (age 71 years, 94 days). Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Kezon and Mary (Jarosz) Kezon; married, April 21, 1957, to Ann M. Glista.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Peter P. Kielminski (b. 1885) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 7, 1885. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 15th District; elected 1930, 1934, 1938. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance. Burial location unknown.
  Roger Joseph Kiley (1900-1974) — also known as Roger J. Kiley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Oak Park, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 23, 1900. Democrat. Professional football player, Chicago Cardinals, 1923; athletic coach; lawyer; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; superior court judge in Illinois, 1940; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1941-61; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1961-74; took senior status 1974. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Suffering from diabetes and a heart ailment, he collapsed at Rosary College in River Forest, and died soon after at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, Cook County, Ill., September 6, 1974 (age 73 years, 318 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Roger Kiley (1863-1917) and Mary (Quinlan) Kiley (1865-1936); married to Helen Burke (1908-1973).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  James Callahan Kinsler (1869-1946) — also known as James C. Kinsler — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill., March 17, 1869. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1921-30. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., April 27, 1946 (age 77 years, 41 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Omaha, Neb.
Frank A. Knight Frank A. Knight (b. 1907) — of South Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 4, 1907. Democrat. Sports editor, later managing editor, The Charleston Gazette newspaper; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1941-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1948 (alternate), 1952. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Edgar Knight and Charlotte (Stanmeyer) Knight; married, July 21, 1930, to Orpha Regina Thomas; father of Thomas A. Knight (1933-).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Joseph Knollenberg (1933-2018) — also known as Joe Knollenberg — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Mattoon, Coles County, Ill., November 28, 1933. Republican. Insurance executive; U.S. Representative from Michigan, 1993-2009 (11th District 1993-2003, 9th District 2003-09). Catholic. Died in Troy, Oakland County, Mich., February 6, 2018 (age 84 years, 70 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Paul Welday
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Leo Paul Kocialkowski (1882-1958) — also known as Leo Kocialkowski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 16, 1882. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1928; U.S. Representative from Illinois 8th District, 1933-43. Catholic. Died September 27, 1958 (age 76 years, 42 days). Interment at St. Adalbert's Cemetery, Niles, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walter S. Kozubowski (b. 1939) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 13, 1939. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1973. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, American Legion; Knights of Columbus; Polish National Alliance. Still living as of 1973.
  John C. Kuklinski (b. 1897) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 29, 1897. Democrat. Pharmacist; member of Illinois state house of representatives 27th District, 1941. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Ray H. LaHood (b. 1945) — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., December 6, 1945. Republican. School teacher; admistrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Tom Railsback, 1977-82; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1982-83; U.S. Representative from Illinois 18th District, 1995-; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Catholic. Member, Rotary. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Kathleen 'Kathy' Dunk.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  William J. Laurino (b. 1941) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 27, 1941. Democrat. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 14th District, 1969-70. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Moose. Still living as of 1970.
  John M. Lee (b. 1886) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 22, 1886. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 11th District, 1923-33; member of Illinois state senate 11th District, 1933-47. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Elks; Eagles. Burial location unknown.
  Robert Emmet Lee (1912-1993) — also known as Robert E. Lee — of Illinois; Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 31, 1912. Republican. FBI special agent; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1953-81; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1981. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, of liver cancer, in a hospital at Arlington, Arlington County, Va., April 5, 1993 (age 81 years, 5 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick J. Lee and Delia (Ryan) Lee; married 1936 to Wilma Rector.
  William Aloysius Lee (1895-1984) — also known as William A. Lee — of River Forest, Cook County, Ill.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 11, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; President of Bakery Drivers Local 734, 1926-60, and vice-president of the Teamsters' Union; president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, 1946-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from cardiac arrest, in Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 16, 1984 (age 89 years, 66 days). Burial location unknown.
  John F. Leon (1910-1987) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 9, 1910. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1959-67; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 14th District, 1969-70. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died December 21, 1987 (age 77 years, 287 days). Burial location unknown.
  James B. Leonardo (b. 1889) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 3, 1889. Republican. Member of Illinois state senate 17th District; defeated, 1922; elected 1926, 1930; elected unopposed 1934, 1938. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  William Oliver Lipinski (b. 1937) — also known as William O. Lipinski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Western Springs, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 22, 1937. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1976, 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1983-2006 (5th District 1983-93, 3rd District 1993-2006). Catholic. Member, Polish National Alliance; Kiwanis. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married, August 29, 1962, to Rose Marie Lapinski; father of Daniel William Lipinski (1966-).
  Political family: Lipinski family of Chicago, Illinois.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Patrick Joseph Lucey (b. 1873) — also known as Patrick J. Lucey — of Streator, La Salle County, Ill. Born in Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill., May 2, 1873. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Streator, Ill., 1903-07, 1909-11; Illinois state attorney general, 1913-17. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Lucey and Joanna (Doud) Lucey; married, September 10, 1901, to Frances Gertrude Casey.
  Francis Patrick Machler (1880-1950) — also known as F. Patrick Machler — of Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Evanston, Cook County, Ill. Born in Litchfield, Montgomery County, Ill., March 17, 1880. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Canal Zone, 1944. Catholic. Died, in Sacred Heart Sanitarium, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., June 10, 1950 (age 70 years, 85 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Steele (1896-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  John Mackler (b. 1875) — of Chicago Heights, Cook County, Ill. Born in New York, 1875. Republican. Road contractor; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1960 (alternate). Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Thomas E. Madden (1900-1983) — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born near Dunlap, Peoria County, Ill., May 9, 1900. Democrat. Member of Illinois state senate 18th District; elected 1936, 1940. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Eagles; United Commercial Travelers. Died in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., November 18, 1983 (age 83 years, 193 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Peoria, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of William H. Madden (1864-1944) and Elizabeth Catherine (Murphy) Madden (1878-1965); married to Bernice H. Hamilton (1905-1983).
  Edward Rell Madigan (1936-1994) — also known as Edward R. Madigan — of Lincoln, Logan County, Ill. Born in Lincoln, Logan County, Ill., January 13, 1936. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1967-72; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1973-91 (21st District 1973-83, 15th District 1983-91); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1980; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, 1991-93. Catholic. Member, Elks; Kiwanis; Jaycees. Died in Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill., December 7, 1994 (age 58 years, 328 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Lincoln, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1955 to Evelyn M. George.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Daniel E. Maguire (b. 1878) — of Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. Born in East Dubuque, Jo Daviess County, Ill., July 31, 1878. Democrat. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa 19th District, 1916-39; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1924, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); candidate for Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1940. Catholic. Member, Elks; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Maguire and Ellen (Groff) Maguire; married, June 24, 1908, to Alys G. Quinlan.
  Frank A. Mahoney (1899-1969) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 28, 1899. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1949-64 (Wayne County 1st District 1949-54, Wayne County 4th District 1955-64); defeated in primary, 1938 (Wayne County 1st District), 1942 (Wayne County 1st District), 1944 (Wayne County 1st District), 1964 (24th District), 1965 (24th District). Catholic. Died in 1969 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.
  William Mahoney (1869-1952) — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan.; Galveston, Galveston County, Tex.; Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn.; Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind.; Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 13, 1869. Pressman; labor leader; Socialist candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1904; Public Ownership candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1908; founder and editor, Minnesota Union Advocate newspaper, 1920-32; mayor of St. Paul, Minn., 1932-34; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1943. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias. Died in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., August 17, 1952 (age 83 years, 217 days). Interment at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Michael L. Mason (b. 1906) — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. Born in Warren County, Ill., June 14, 1906. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Iowa, 1952-53; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1965-78. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Mercedes McCambridge (1916-2004) — also known as Carlotta Mercedes Agnes McCambridge — Born in Joliet, Will County, Ill., March 16, 1916. Democrat. Actress; honored guest, Democratic National Convention, 1960. Female. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., March 2, 2004 (age 87 years, 352 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in North Pacific Ocean.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Patrick McCambridge and Marie (Mahaffry) McCambridge; married 1939 to William Fifield (divorced 1946); married, February 19, 1950, to Fletcher Markle (divorced 1962); mother of John Markle (1941-1987; murder-suicide).
  See also NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Lawrence Edward McGann (1852-1928) — also known as Lawrence E. McGann — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Galway, Ireland, February 2, 1852. Democrat. Boot and shoe business; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1891-97 (2nd District 1891-95, 3rd District 1895-97). Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died July 22, 1928 (age 76 years, 171 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Edward McGann (died 1854) and Bridget (Ford) McGann; married, May 1, 1883, to Mary White; married, April 21, 1903, to Edith Foster.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  William Edward McManus (1914-1997) — also known as William E. McManus — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Fort Wayne, Allen County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 27, 1914. Democrat. Catholic priest; auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Chicago, 1967-76; bishop, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Indiana, 1976-85; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1968. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 3, 1997 (age 83 years, 35 days). Interment at All Saints Catholic Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Mary Ann G. McMorrow (1930-2013) — of Illinois. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 16, 1930. Democrat. Circuit judge in Illinois, 1976-85; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1985-92; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1992-2006; chief justice of Illinois state supreme court, 2002-06. Female. Catholic. Member, American Judicature Society. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 23, 2013 (age 83 years, 38 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Louis J. Menges (b. 1888) — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., October 30, 1888. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; owner and builder of movie theaters; member of Illinois state senate 49th District, 1935-43. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Optimist Club. Burial location unknown.
  Ralph Harold Metcalfe (1910-1978) — also known as Ralph H. Metcalfe — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., May 29, 1910. Democrat. Won gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals in 1932 and 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (alternate), 1956 (alternate), 1964 (alternate), 1968; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1971-78; died in office 1978. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Amvets; American Legion; Urban League; NAACP; Elks; Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, from a heart attack, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 10, 1978 (age 68 years, 134 days). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  J. Theodore Meyer (1936-2004) — also known as Ted Meyer — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1936. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 28th District, 1967-72, 1975-82. Catholic. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 3, 2004 (age about 68 years). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Frank J. Migas (b. 1888) — of East Chicago, Lake County, Ind. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., November 28, 1888. Democrat. Owner, Sweet Corn Candy Co., 1921-31; vice-president, American State Bank of Gary; deputy sheriff; mayor of East Chicago, Ind., 1939-51; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1940, 1948. Catholic. Member, Moose; Polish National Alliance. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Calumet City, Ill.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of John B. Nicosia (1910-1985).
  Jack Richard Miller (1916-1994) — also known as Jack Miller — of Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa; Temple Terrace, Hillsborough County, Fla. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 6, 1916. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; lawyer; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1955-56; member of Iowa state senate, 1957-60; U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1961-73; defeated, 1972; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1973-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982-85; took senior status 1985. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Reserve Officers Association; Izaak Walton League; Rotary; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Knights of Columbus; United Commercial Travelers. Died in Temple Terrace, Hillsborough County, Fla., August 29, 1994 (age 78 years, 84 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert Joseph Miller (b. 1945) — also known as Robert J. Miller; Bob Miller — of Henderson, Clark County, Nev. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 30, 1945. Democrat. Lawyer; Clark County District Attorney, 1979-86; Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1987-89; Governor of Nevada, 1989-98; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1996. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Thomas H. Miller (b. 1936) — of South Holland, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 20, 1936. Republican. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 8th District, 1969-70. Catholic. Member, Jaycees. Still living as of 1970.
  Stanley J. Mondala (b. 1913) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born January 27, 1913. Democrat. Civil engineer; member of Illinois state senate 27th District, 1941. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; Beta Theta Pi. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Buckner Stith Morris (1800-1879) — also known as Buckner S. Morris — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Augusta, Bracken County, Ky., August 19, 1800. Whig. Lawyer; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1838-39; candidate for secretary of state of Illinois, 1852; circuit judge in Illinois, 1853-55; served as treasurer of the Sons of Liberty, a Northern pro-Confederate organization; in 1864, he was arrested and imprisoned for taking part in an alleged plot to break out prisoners of war held at Camp Douglas in Chicago. Catholic. Thought to be the originator of "to hell in a handbasket," though the phrase wasn't widely used before the 1940s. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 16, 1879 (age 79 years, 119 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married 1832 to Evelina Barker; married 1850 to Eliza Stephenson.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Leo Morrison — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Mayor of Galesburg, Ill., 1953-54. Catholic. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  John Morroni (b. 1955) — of Florida. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., February 16, 1955. Republican. Member of Florida state house of representatives 50th District, 1993-. Catholic. Member, Theta Xi. Still living as of 1999.
  Carol Moseley Braun (b. 1947) — also known as Carol Elizabeth Moseley — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 16, 1947. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1979-88 (24th District 1979-82, 25th District 1983-88); U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1993-99; defeated, 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996; U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, 1999-2001; Samoa, 1999-2001; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2004; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 2011. Female. Catholic. African ancestry. Member, Delta Sigma Theta. First African-American woman to be elected to U.S. Senate. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Married to Michael Braun.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Martin J. Moylan Martin J. Moylan (born c.1951) — also known as Marty Moylan — of Des Plaines, Cook County, Ill. Born about 1951. Democrat. Electrician; business representative, Local 134, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers; mayor of Des Plaines, Ill., 2009-13; member of Illinois state house of representatives 55th District, 2013-. Catholic. Member, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Illinois House Democrats
  John H. Mulkey — of Illinois. Justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1879-88. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  William B. Murphy (b. 1945) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.; East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Champaign, Champaign County, Ill., April 10, 1945. Lawyer; Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals 3rd District, 1988-, 2008-13; appointed 1988. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Federal Bar Association. Still living as of 2013.
  Gregory J. Nickels (b. 1955) — also known as Greg Nickels — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Born, in Christopher Columbus Hospital, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 7, 1955. Democrat. Mayor of Seattle, Wash., 2002-09; defeated, 1997, 2009; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2008. Catholic. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Walter H. Nill (1891-1964) — of Muskegon Heights, Muskegon County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 13, 1891. Democrat. Patternmaker; real estate sales; Muskegon County Register of Deeds, 1937-46; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1949-62 (Muskegon County 2nd District 1949-54, Muskegon County 1st District 1955-62); candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1956. Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Moose; Woodmen; Foresters. Died in 1964 (age about 73 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, September 25, 1911, to Anna Neis.
  James Leo Norton, Jr. (b. 1918) — also known as James L. Norton, Jr. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Born in Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., May 9, 1918. Democrat. Insurance business; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1948. Catholic. Member, Eagles; Moose. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dorothy Gertrude O'Brien (b. 1919) — also known as Dorothy G. O'Brien — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Born in DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill., February 8, 1919. Democrat. Nurse; chair of DeKalb County Democratic Party, 1956-60; Illinois Democratic state chair, 1958-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1980 (alternate); member of Democratic National Committee from Illinois, 1963-67. Female. Catholic. Member, Kappa Beta Pi; NAACP. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of James S. O'Brien and Mary (Carton) O'Brien.
  Thomas Joseph O'Brien (1878-1964) — also known as Thomas J. O'Brien; "Blind Tom" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April 30, 1878. Democrat. Accountant; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1907-10, 1929-32; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1933-39, 1943-64; died in office 1964; arrested in a police raid on a gambling establishment, 1935; Cook County Sheriff, 1939-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died in Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., April 14, 1964 (age 85 years, 350 days). Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas O'Brien and Mary (Murphy) O'Brien; married, July 15, 1920, to Nettie Kaufer.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thomas David Patrick O'Malley (1903-1979) — also known as Thomas O'Malley — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., March 24, 1903. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1932; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 5th District, 1933-39. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 19, 1979 (age 76 years, 270 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas J. O'Malley (1868-1936) and Mary Gertrude (Walsh) O'Malley; married 1925 to Adeline Heuser; married 1933 to Gerda Trumpy.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frances J. O'Meara — also known as Frances Jacobi — of Martinsburg, Audrain County, Mo. Born in Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; member of Missouri Republican State Committee, 1932-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1940 (alternate), 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); chair of Audrain County Republican Party, 1942-49; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1944. Female. Catholic. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Francis G. Jacobi and Jane Frances (Frieling) Jacobi; married to Dr. Thomas O'Meara.
  William V. Pacelli (1891-1942) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in 1891. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932, 1936, 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); delegate to Illinois convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Catholic. Died September 30, 1942 (age about 51 years). Originally entombed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.; re-entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Florence Mead (1900-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Peska (1885-1962) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 20, 1885. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1948, 1952. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Member, Polish National Alliance; American Bar Association. Died in 1962 (age about 76 years). Burial location unknown.
  Alex Pilch (1913-1980) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., March 18, 1913. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives 32nd District, 1967-72; defeated in primary, 1972. Catholic. Member, Kiwanis; Elks; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus. Died in Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich., September 8, 1980 (age 67 years, 174 days). Burial location unknown.
  Theodore Eugene Pillow (b. 1951) — also known as Ted Pillow — of Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 31, 1951. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1972. Catholic. Member, Alpha Chi Rho. Still living as of 1973.
  Charles Melvin Price (1905-1988) — also known as Melvin Price — of East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., January 1, 1905. Democrat. Secretary to U.S. Rep. Edwin M. Schaefer, 1933-43; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1945-88 (22nd District 1945-49, 25th District 1949-53, 24th District 1953-73, 23rd District 1973-83, 21st District 1983-88); died in office 1988. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Amvets; Knights of Columbus; Moose; Eagles; Elks; Ancient Order of Hibernians. Died in Camp Springs, Prince George's County, Md., April 22, 1988 (age 83 years, 112 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Stanley Ptaszkiewicz (1911-1966) — also known as John S. Ptaszkiewicz — of Hamtramck, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 11, 1911. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 3rd District, 1947-50; defeated in primary, 1950, 1952; candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 14th District, 1961. Catholic. Member, Polish Legion of American Veterans; Eagles. Died in 1966 (age about 55 years). Burial location unknown.
  Roman Conrad Pucinski (1919-2002) — also known as Roman C. Pucinski — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., May 13, 1919. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1959-73; defeated, 1956; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; candidate for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1972; Alderman, Chicago, Ill., 1973-91; candidate in primary for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1977. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 25, 2002 (age 83 years, 135 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of Aurelia Marie Pucinski (1940?-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  John William Rainey (1880-1923) — also known as John W. Rainey — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., December 21, 1880. Democrat. Lawyer; Cook County Circuit Court Clerk, 1912-16; U.S. Representative from Illinois 4th District, 1918-23; died in office 1923. Catholic. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 4, 1923 (age 42 years, 134 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of John J. Rainey and Catherine Rainey; married, June 17, 1914, to Ethel F. McMahon.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  John Thomas Reardon (1910-1984) — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in St. Mary's Hospital, Quincy, Adams County, Ill., March 3, 1910. Circuit judge in Illinois, 1957-76; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1976. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Eagles; Elks; Lions; Knights of Columbus. Died, of pancreatic cancer, at St. Mary's Hospital, Quincy, Adams County, Ill., March 16, 1984 (age 74 years, 13 days). Interment at Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Ill.
  John Richard Reilly (b. 1928) — also known as John R. Reilly — of Illinois; Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, June 24, 1928. Democrat. Lawyer; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1964-67. Catholic. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of William Raphael Reilly and Stella (Vogenthaler) Reilly; married, January 17, 1953, to Susan Loosbrock.
  Skip Rimsza (b. 1955) — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 31, 1955. Mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., 1994-2003. Catholic. Still living as of 2003.
  Daniel John Ronan (1914-1969) — also known as Daniel J. Ronan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 13, 1914. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1948-52; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964; U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1965-69; died in office 1969. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Amvets; Knights of Columbus. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 13, 1969 (age 55 years, 31 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Daniel David Rostenkowski (1928-2010) — also known as Dan Rostenkowski; "Rosty"; "Chicago Powerhouse" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 2, 1928. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1953-55; member of Illinois state senate, 1955-59; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1959-95 (8th District 1959-93, 5th District 1993-95); defeated, 1994; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1976, 1984 (delegation chair), 1988, 1992. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Knights of Columbus; Kiwanis; Moose. Indicted in 1994 on 17 felony charges; pleaded guilty in April 1996 to two counts of misuse of public funds; sentenced to seventeen months in federal prison; released in 1997. Died August 11, 2010 (age 82 years, 221 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph P. Rostenkowski (1896?-?).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Frank Ryan (b. 1886) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born February 22, 1886. Democrat. Grain commission merchant; member of Illinois state house of representatives; elected 1914, 1934; member of Illinois state senate 2nd District; elected 1940, 1944. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Catholic Order of Foresters. Burial location unknown.
  Frank J. Ryan (b. 1861) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, March 30, 1861. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 11th District, 1911-16, 1919-22; member of Illinois state senate 11th District; elected 1922. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Member, Knights of Columbus; Ancient Order of Hibernians; Royal League. Burial location unknown.
  James J. Ryan (b. 1897) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 16, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; electrician; elected Illinois state house of representatives 2nd District 1940. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  George Leroy Saal (1918-1996) — also known as George L. Saal — of Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill. Born in Pekin, Tazewell County, Ill., December 2, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II; insurance business; Tazewell County Sheriff, 1950-54, 1958-62; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952 (alternate), 1960, 1964; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1955-58, 1963-64, 1967-68. Catholic. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Marine Corps League; Amvets; Knights of Columbus; Elks; Moose; Eagles. Died in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., July 12, 1996 (age 77 years, 223 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Pekin, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of George John Saal (1878-1944) and Alice (Baldwin) Saal (1879-1937); married, August 31, 1946, to Jane Dorothy Allen (1920-1996); second cousin five times removed of Simeon Baldwin (1761-1851).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut; Cornell family of New York; Baldwin-Greene-Upson-Hoar family of Connecticut; Baldwin-Yates-Adams family of Maine; Augur family of Connecticut; Adams-Baldwin-Otis family of Boston, Massachusetts; Hendricks family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Savickas (1935-2001) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 14, 1935. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 27th District, 1967-71; member of Illinois state senate, 1971-93 (27th District 1971-83, 15th District 1983-93). Catholic. Lithuanian ancestry. Member, Moose; Knights of Columbus. First Lithuanian-American member of the Illinois legislature. Died in Venice, Sarasota County, Fla., May 14, 2001 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Victor L. Schlaeger (1896-1949) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born December 12, 1896. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 2nd District, 1932; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1944, 1948 (alternate). Catholic. Member, Elks; Eagles; Polish National Alliance; American Legion. Died April 1, 1949 (age 52 years, 110 days). Burial location unknown.
  Phyllis Stewart Schlafly (1924-2016) — also known as Phyllis Schlafly; Phyllis McAlpin Stewart — of Alton, Madison County, Ill.; Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 15, 1924. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1952 (24th District), 1970 (23rd District); delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956, 1960 (alternate), 1964, 1968; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2004, 2008 (alternate), 2012, 2016. Female. Catholic. Member, Daughters of the American Revolution; Junior League; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha. Author of A Choice Not An Echo and other books; leader of opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment; founder and president of the Eagle Forum. Died, from cancer, in Ladue, St. Louis County, Mo., September 5, 2016 (age 92 years, 21 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Bruce Stewart; married, October 20, 1949, to John Fred Schlafly, Jr. (1908?-1993).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Books by Phyllis Schlafly: Feminist Fantasies (2003) — A Choice, Not an Echo (1964) — Equal Pay for Unequal Work (1984) — Pornography's Victims (1987) — Safe Not Sorry (1967) — Kissinger on the Couch (1975) — No Higher Power: Obama's War on Religious Freedom, with George Neumayr
  Books about Phyllis Schlafly: Carol Felsenthal, Sweetheart of the Silent Majority
  Charles A. Serrano (b. 1959) — also known as Charlie Serrano — Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 16, 1959. Democratic candidate for Illinois state house of representatives, 1974; special advisor on international affairs for Gov. George Ryan, 1999. Catholic; later Seventh-Day Adventist. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2007.
  Timothy Patrick Sheehan (1909-2000) — also known as Timothy P. Sheehan — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 9, 1909. Republican. U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1951-59; defeated, 1958, 1960; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1959; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus; Delta Sigma Pi; Beta Gamma Sigma. Died in Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 8, 2000 (age 91 years, 213 days). Interment at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Marilyn Muehl.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  James Shields (1806-1879) — of Springfield, Sangamon County, Ill.; Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill.; Rice County, Minn.; San Francisco, Calif.; Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Born in Altmore, County Tyrone, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), May 10, 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1836; member of Illinois Democratic State Committee, 1839-41; Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1841-43; in 1842, when the Springfield paper published letters from "Aunt Becca" ridiculing him, Shields demanded to know who wrote them; Abraham Lincoln (then a Springfield lawyer) acknowledged responsibility, and Shields challenged him to a duel, which was averted only through the intervention of friends; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1843-45; general in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1849, 1849-55; U.S. Senator from Minnesota, 1858-59; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1868; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1874, 1879; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1879. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa, June 1, 1879 (age 73 years, 22 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Carrollton, Mo.; statue at Courthouse Grounds, Carrollton, Mo.; statue at State Capitol Grounds, St. Paul, Minn.
  Relatives: Nephew of James Shields (1762-1831).
  The community of Shieldsville, Minnesota (which he founded), is named for him.  — The World War II Liberty ship SS James Shields (built 1943, scrapped 1971) was named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Sargent Shriver, Jr. (1915-2011) — also known as R. Sargent Shriver, Jr.; "Sarge" — Born in Westminster, Carroll County, Md., November 9, 1915. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; organized and directed the Peace Corps, 1961-66; U.S. Ambassador to France, 1968-70; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1972; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1976. Catholic. German ancestry. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died, from Alzheimer's disease, in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., January 18, 2011 (age 95 years, 70 days). Interment at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Centerville, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Sargent Shriver (1880-1942) and Hilda (Shriver) Shriver (1883-1977); married, May 23, 1953, to Eunice Mary Kennedy (1921-2009; daughter of Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Sr.; sister of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Robert Francis Kennedy, Jean Kennedy Smith and Edward Moore Kennedy; aunt of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend); father of Maria Owings Shriver (who married Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger) and Mark Kennedy Shriver (1964-); nephew of James Causten Shriver; grandson of Thomas Herbert Shriver; great-grandson of Thomas Johns Perry.
  Political family: Kennedy family.
  Sargent Shriver Elementary School, in Silver Spring, Maryland, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Books about R. Sargent Shriver: Scott Stossel, Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver — Mark Shriver, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver
  Jeanne Hurley Simon (1922-2000) — also known as Jeanne C. Hurley — of Wilmette, Cook County, Ill.; Makanda, Jackson County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 10, 1922. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1957-61. Female. Catholic. Died of complications from brain cancer, in Makanda, Jackson County, Ill., February 20, 2000 (age 77 years, 286 days). Interment at Rowan Cemetery, Makanda, Ill.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ira W. Hurley; married, April 21, 1960, to Paul Martin Simon (1928-2003).
  Fred J. Smith (b. 1899) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., July 4, 1899. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1943. Catholic. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Ken Sorensen — of Monroe County, Fla. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1980 (alternate), 1984; member of Florida state house of representatives 120th District, 1999. Catholic. Still living as of 1999.
  James Stephens Speed (1811-1860) — also known as James S. Speed — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kentucky, 1811. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1843; mayor of Louisville, Ky., 1852-55. Catholic. Died in 1860 (age about 49 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Speed.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Mark E. Storen (1910-1965) — of Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Joliet, Will County, Ill., 1910. Mayor of Highland Park, Mich., 1960-65; died in office 1965. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died, from a heart attack, February 25, 1965 (age about 54 years). Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, Mich.
  Samuel Alphonsus Stritch (1887-1958) — also known as Samuel Stritch — of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio; Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., August 17, 1887. Catholic priest; bishop of Toledo, 1921-30; archbishop of Milwaukee, 1930-39; archbishop of Chicago, 1940-58; cardinal, 1946-58; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1952 ; offered prayer, Republican National Convention, 1952. Catholic. Irish ancestry. Died in Rome, Italy, May 27, 1958 (age 70 years, 283 days). Entombed at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, Ill.; cenotaph at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Milwaukee, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of Garret Stritch (1841-1896) and Katherine (O'Malley) Stritch.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Joseph Edward Taglia (1900-1957) — also known as Joseph E. Taglia — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., June 1, 1900. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Catholic. Member, Knights of Columbus. Died, from a heart attack, in Bridgman, Berrien County, Mich., June 1, 1957 (age 57 years, 0 days). Interment at Graceland Cemetery, Bridgman, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Paul Taglia and Rose Taglia.
  Charles Dutton Terry (b. 1877) — also known as Charles D. Terry — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Born in Kewanee, Henry County, Ill., August 26, 1877. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1944. Catholic. Member, Delta Tau Delta; Knights of Columbus; Elks. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Trask Terry and Ella (Dutton) Terry; married, October 24, 1905, to Bertha Ione Browne (died 1916); married, June 1, 1921, to Catherine Cecilia McQuade.
  Fred J. Tuerk (d. 2001) — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1969-89. Catholic. Died in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., August 16, 2001. Burial location unknown.
  John J. Wall — also known as Jack Wall — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Catholic priest; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1996. Catholic. Still living as of 2008.
  Otto F. Walter (b. 1890) — of Columbus, Platte County, Neb. Born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., April 19, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1924, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee). Catholic. Member, Delta Chi; American Legion; Lions; Elks; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William J. Walter and Anna M. (Fasoldt) Walter; married, October 16, 1919, to Gertrude Bloom.
  Daniel P. Ward (b. 1918) — of La Grange Park, Cook County, Ill.; Westchester, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 30, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Cook County State's Attorney, 1960-66; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964; justice of Illinois state supreme court 1st District, 1966-90. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Patrick Ward and Jane (Convery) Ward; married, June 23, 1951, to Marilyn Corleto.
  Bernard F. Weber (b. 1853) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., January 6, 1853. Democrat. Real estate business; brick manufacturer; member of Illinois state house of representatives 6th District, 1881-84; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912, 1916. Catholic. Member, Foresters; Knights of Columbus. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Michael Weber and Anna M. Weber; married, October 14, 1884, to Anna M. Kransz.
  John F. Zelezinski (1890-1957) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 10, 1890. Democrat. Catholic priest; offered prayer, Democratic National Convention, 1944. Catholic. Polish ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 26, 1957 (age 67 years, 78 days). Burial location unknown.
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