Illinois's 24th congressional district

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The 24th 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 Paul Simon who was redistricted into the 22nd District.

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Notes


District created March 4, 1903
James R. Williams.jpg James R. Williams Democratic March 4, 1903 –
March 3, 1905
Redistricted from the 20th district
Pleasant T. Chapman (Illinois Congressman).jpg Pleasant T. Chapman Republican March 4, 1905 –
March 3, 1911
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
No image.svg H. Robert Fowler Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1915
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Thomas S. Williams (Illinois Congressman).jpg Thomas S. Williams Republican March 4, 1915 –
November 11, 1929
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. Court of Claims.
Vacant November 11, 1929 –
November 4, 1930
No image.svg Claude V. Parsons Democratic November 4, 1930 –
January 3, 1941
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
James V. Heidinger (Illinois Congressman).jpg James V. Heidinger Republican January 3, 1941 –
March 22, 1945
Died.
Vacant March 22, 1945 –
November 6, 1945
No image.svg Roy Clippinger Republican November 6, 1945 –
January 3, 1949
[Data unknown/missing. You can help!]
Charles W. Vursell.jpg Charles W. Vursell Republican January 3, 1949 –
January 3, 1953
Redistricted from the 23rd district
Redistricted to the 23rd district


Charles Melvin Price.jpg Melvin Price Democratic January 3, 1953 –
January 3, 1973
Redistricted from the 25th district.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
Kenneth J. Gray.jpg Kenneth J. Gray Democratic January 3, 1973 –
December 31, 1974
Redistricted from the 21st district.
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1974 –
January 3, 1975
PaulMartinSimon.jpg Paul Simon Democratic January 3, 1975 –
January 3, 1983
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
District inactive since January 3, 1983

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