Illinois's 23rd congressional district

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The 23rd Congressional District of Illinois was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois. It was eliminated as a result of the 1980 Census. It was last represented by Melvin Price who was redistricted into the 21st District.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1903
JosephBCrowley.jpg Joseph B. Crowley Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1905 Redistricted from the 19th district
No image.svg Frank S. Dickson Republican March 4, 1905 - March 3, 1907
MartinDFoster.jpg Martin D. Foster Democratic March 4, 1907 - March 3, 1919
EdwinBBrooks.jpg Edwin B. Brooks Republican March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1923
William W. Arnold.jpg William W. Arnold Democratic March 4, 1923 - September 16, 1935 Resigned after being appointed as a member of the US Board of Tax Appeals
Vacant September 16, 1935 - January 3, 1937
No image.svg Laurence F. Arnold Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1943
No image.svg Charles W. Vursell Republican January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1949 Redistricted to the 24th district
No image.svg Edward H. Jenison Republican January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1953 Redistricted from the 18th district
No image.svg Charles W. Vursell Republican January 3, 1953 -January 3, 1959 Redistricted from the 24th district
No image.svg George E. Shipley Democratic January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1973 Redistricted to the 22nd district
Charles Melvin Price.jpg Melvin Price Democratic January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1983 Redistricted from the 24th district, Redistricted to the 21st district
District inactive January 3, 1983 - Present

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