James McAndrews

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James McAndrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941
Preceded by Frederick A. Britten
Succeeded by Charles S. Dewey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1921
Preceded by Edmund J. Stack
Succeeded by John J. Gorman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Preceded by William F. Mahoney
Succeeded by Anthony Michalek
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
Preceded by Thomas Cusack
Succeeded by George Peter Foster
Personal details
Born (1862-10-22)October 22, 1862
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Died August 31, 1942(1942-08-31) (aged 79)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic

James McAndrews (October 22, 1862 – August 31, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, McAndrews attended the common schools. He moved to Chicago, Illinois, and engaged in business, serving as building commissioner of Chicago.

McAndrews was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1905). He was then elected to the Sixty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1921). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress, and instead resumed his business activities. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress.

McAndrews was elected to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, and Seventy-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1935 – January 3, 1941). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress. He died in Chicago, Illinois, and was interred in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Illinois.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Cusack
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th congressional district

1901–1903
Succeeded by
George P. Foster
Preceded by
William F. Mahoney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th congressional district

1903–1905
Succeeded by
Anthony Michalek
Preceded by
Edmund J. Stack
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th congressional district

1913–1921
Succeeded by
John J. Gorman
Preceded by
Frederick A. Britten
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 9th congressional district

1935–1941
Succeeded by
Charles S. Dewey

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.