James T. Igoe

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James T. Igoe
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933
Preceded by John J. Gorman
Succeeded by Thomas J. O'Brien
Personal details
Born (1883-10-23)October 23, 1883
Chicago, Illinois
Died December 2, 1971(1971-12-02) (aged 88)
Evanston, Illinois
Political party Democratic

James Thomas Igoe (October 23, 1883 – December 2, 1971) was a United States Representative from Illinois. He attended the St. Ignatius College (now known as Loyola University Chicago). He became engaged in the printing and publishing business in 1907.

Igoe served as city clerk of Chicago from 1917–1923. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1920, 1928, and 1936 and was elected as a Democrat to the Seventieth and to the two succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1933). He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress.

He later became president of a building corporation in 1931. He was chairman of the Illinois delegation to Golden Gate International Exposition in San Francisco in 1939 and 1940. Later, he entered the real estate business in 1942. He was director and later chairman of executive committee of Mercantile National Bank of Chicago from 1955-1961. He died in Evanston, Illinois on December 2, 1971 and was buried at the All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, Illinois.


U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
John J. Gorman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas J. O'Brien