Frank M. Ramey

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Frank M. Ramey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931
Preceded byJames Earl Major
Succeeded byJames Earl Major
Personal details
Born(1881-09-23)September 23, 1881
Hillsboro, Illinois
DiedMarch 27, 1942(1942-03-27) (aged 60)
Hillsboro, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Frank Marion Ramey (September 23, 1881 – March 27, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Hillsboro, Illinois, Ramey attended the public schools and was graduated from Hillsboro High School in 1900. He also attended Eastern Illinois Normal School at Charleston, Illinois. He taught school in Hillsboro, Illinois from 1902 to 1905. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar of Illinois in December 1907 and commenced practice in Hillsboro. He served as city attorney of Hillsboro 1907-1911. He was the state's attorney of Montgomery County, Illinois from 1920 to 1928.

Ramey was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929 – March 3, 1931). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1930. He served as assistant district attorney 1931-1934. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress, in 1936 to the Seventy-fifth Congress, and in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He was appointed an examiner for the Illinois Commerce Commission in 1942 and served until his death. He died in Hillsboro, Illinois on March 27, 1942. He was interred in Oak Grove Cemetery.


  • United States Congress. "Frank M. Ramey (id: R000021)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James Earl Major
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
James Earl Major