Illinois's 20th congressional district

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The 20th Congressional District of Illinois was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois. It was eliminated as a result of the 2000 Census. It was last represented by John Shimkus who was redistricted into the 19th District.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
No image.svg John R. Thomas Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 3, 1889
Redistricted from the 18th district
George Washington Smith.jpg George W. Smith Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 3, 1895
Redistricted to the 22nd district
OrlandoBurrell.jpg Orlando Burrell Republican March 4, 1895 –
March 3, 1897
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg James R. Campbell Democratic March 4, 1897 –
March 3, 1899
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
James R. Williams.jpg James R. Williams Democratic March 4, 1899 –
March 3, 1903
Redistricted to the 24th district
Henry T. Rainey.jpg Henry T. Rainey Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1921
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
GuyLShaw.jpg Guy L. Shaw Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Henry T. Rainey.jpg Henry T. Rainey Democratic March 4, 1923 –
August 19, 1934
Died
Vacant August 19, 1934 –
January 3, 1935
ScottWikeLucas.jpg Scott W. Lucas Democratic January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1939
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
JamesMBarnes.jpg James M. Barnes Democratic January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1943
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg Sid Simpson Republican January 3, 1943 –
October 26, 1958
Died
Vacant October 26, 1958 –
January 3, 1959
Edna Simpson.jpg Edna O. Simpson Republican January 3, 1959 –
January 3, 1961
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Paul Findley.jpg Paul Findley Republican January 3, 1961 –
January 3, 1983
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Richard Durbin official photo.jpg Dick Durbin Democratic January 3, 1983 –
January 3, 1997
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Rep. John Shimkus.jpg John Shimkus Republican January 3, 1997 –
January 3, 2003
Redistricted to the 19th district

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