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==Historical senators==
 
==Historical senators==
 
The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois.
 
The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois.
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<big>'''Class 2'''</big>
 
*{{reddot}} Jesse B. Thomas, serving from 1818-1829
 
* John McLean (J), serving from 1829-1830
 
*{{bluedot}} David J. Baker, serving from 1830-1830
 
*{{bluedot}} John M. Robinson, serving from 1830-1841
 
*{{bluedot}} Samuel McRoberts, serving from 1841-1843
 
*{{bluedot}} James Semple, serving from 1843-1847
 
*{{bluedot}} Stephen A. Douglas, serving from 1847-1861
 
*{{reddot}} Orville H. Browning, serving from 1861-1863
 
*{{bluedot}} William A. Richardson, serving from 1863-1865
 
*{{reddot}} Richard Yates, serving from 1865-1871
 
*{{reddot}} John A. Logan, serving from 1871-1877
 
*{{greydot}} David Davis, serving from 1877-1883
 
*{{reddot}} Shelby M. Cullom, serving from 1883-1913
 
*{{bluedot}} James Hamilton Lewis, serving from 1913-1919
 
*{{reddot}} J. Medill McCormick, serving from 1919-1925
 
*{{reddot}} Charles S. Deneen, serving from 1925-1931
 
*{{bluedot}} James Hamilton Lewis, serving from 1931-1939
 
*{{bluedot}} James M. Slattery, serving from 1939-1940
 
*{{reddot}} C. Wayland Brooks, serving from 1940-1949
 
*{{bluedot}} Paul H. Douglas, serving from 1949-1967
 
*{{reddot}} Charles H. Percy, serving from 1967-1985
 
*{{bluedot}} Paul M. Simon, serving from 1985-1997
 
*{{bluedot}} Richard Durbin, serving from 1997-Present
 
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<big>'''Class 3'''</big>
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*{{reddot}} Ninian Edwards, serving from 1818-1824
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* John McLean (CRR), serving from 1824-1825
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|party1=Democratic
* Elias K. Kane (J), serving from 1825-1835
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|total1=23
* William Lee D. Ewing (J), serving from 1835-1837
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|party2=Republican
*{{bluedot}} Richard M. Young, serving from 1837-1843
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|total2=25
*{{bluedot}} Sidney Breese, serving from 1843-1849
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|party3=Jacksonian
*{{bluedot}} James Shields, serving from 1849-1855
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|total3=3
*{{reddot}} Lyman Trumbull, serving from 1855-1873
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|party4=CRR
*{{reddot}} Richard J. Oglesby, serving from 1873-1879
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|total4=1
*{{reddot}} John A. Logan, serving from 1879-1886
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|party5=Independent
*{{reddot}} Charles B. Farwell, serving from 1887-1891
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|total5=1
*{{bluedot}} John McAuley Palmer, serving from 1891-1897
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*{{reddot}} William E. Mason, serving from 1897-1903
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*{{reddot}} Albert J. Hopkins, serving from 1903-1909
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*{{reddot}} William Lorimer, serving from 1909-1912
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{| class="wikitable collapsible sortable uncollapsed" style="background:none; text-align:center; width:50%;"
*{{reddot}} Lawrence Y. Sherman, serving from 1913-1921
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! colspan="9" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Class 2 Senators from Illinois'''
*{{reddot}} William B. McKinley, serving from 1921-1926
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|-
*{{reddot}} Frank L. Smith, serving from 1926-1928
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Senator
*{{reddot}} Otis F. Glenn, serving from 1928-1933
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Years Served
*{{bluedot}} William H. Dieterich, serving from 1933-1939
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Party
*{{bluedot}} Scott W. Lucas, serving from 1939-1951
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*{{reddot}} Everett McKinley Dirksen, serving from 1951-1969
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|  Jesse B. Thomas||Republican|| 1818-1829
*{{reddot}} Ralph Tyler Smith, serving from 1969-1970
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|-
*{{bluedot}} Adlai E. Stevenson III, serving from 1970-1981
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|  John McLean ||Jacksonian|| 1829-1830
*{{bluedot}} Alan J. Dixon, serving from 1981-1993
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|-
*{{bluedot}} Carol Moseley-Braun, serving from 1993-1999
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|  David J. Baker||Democratic|| 1830-1830
*{{reddot}} Peter G. Fitzgerald, serving from 1999-2005
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|-
*{{bluedot}} Barack Obama, serving from 2005-2008
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|  John M. Robinson||Democratic|| 1830-1841
*{{bluedot}} Roland W. Burris, serving from 2009-2010
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|-
*{{reddot}} Mark Kirk, serving from 2010-Present
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|  Samuel McRoberts||Democratic|| 1841-1843
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|-
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|  James Semple||Democratic|| 1843-1847
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|-
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|  Stephen A. Douglas||Democratic|| 1847-1861
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|-
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|  Orville H. Browning||Republican|| 1861-1863
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|-
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|  William A. Richardson||Democratic|| 1863-1865
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|-
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|  Richard Yates||Republican|| 1865-1871
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|-
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|  John A. Logan||Republican|| 1871-1877
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|-
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|  David Davis||Independent|| 1877-1883
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|-
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|  Shelby M. Cullom||Republican|| 1883-1913
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|-
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|  James Hamilton Lewis||Democratic|| 1913-1919
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|-
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|  J. Medill McCormick||Republican|| 1919-1925
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|-
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|  Charles S. Deneen||Republican|| 1925-1931
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|-
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|  James Hamilton Lewis||Democratic|| 1931-1939
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|-
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|  James M. Slattery||Democratic|| 1939-1940
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|-
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|  C. Wayland Brooks||Republican|| 1940-1949
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|-
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|  Paul H. Douglas||Democratic|| 1949-1967
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|-
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|  Charles H. Percy||Republican|| 1967-1985
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|-
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|  Paul M. Simon||Democratic|| 1985-1997
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|-
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|  Richard Durbin||Democratic|| 1997-Present
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|-
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|}
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{| class="wikitable collapsible sortable uncollapsed" style="background:none; text-align:center; width:50%;"
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! colspan="9" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Class 3 Senators from Illinois'''
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|-
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Senator
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Years Served
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Party
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|-
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Ninian Edwards||Republican|| 1818-1824
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|-
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John McLean ||CRR|| 1824-1825
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|-
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Elias K. Kane ||Jacksonian|| 1825-1835
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|-
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William Lee D. Ewing ||Jacksonian|| 1835-1837
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|-
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Richard M. Young||Democratic|| 1837-1843
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|-
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Sidney Breese||Democratic|| 1843-1849
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|-
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James Shields||Democratic|| 1849-1855
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|-
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Lyman Trumbull||Republican|| 1855-1873
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|-
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Richard J. Oglesby||Republican|| 1873-1879
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|-
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John A. Logan||Republican|| 1879-1886
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|-
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Charles B. Farwell||Republican|| 1887-1891
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|-
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John McAuley Palmer||Democratic|| 1891-1897
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|-
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William E. Mason||Republican|| 1897-1903
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|-
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Albert J. Hopkins||Republican|| 1903-1909
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|-
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William Lorimer||Republican|| 1909-1912
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|-
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Lawrence Y. Sherman||Republican|| 1913-1921
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|-
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William B. McKinley||Republican|| 1921-1926
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|-
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Frank L. Smith||Republican|| 1926-1928
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|-
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Otis F. Glenn||Republican|| 1928-1933
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|-
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William H. Dieterich||Democratic|| 1933-1939
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|-
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Scott W. Lucas||Democratic|| 1939-1951
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|-
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Everett McKinley Dirksen||Republican|| 1951-1969
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|-
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Ralph Tyler Smith||Republican|| 1969-1970
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|-
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Adlai E. Stevenson III||Democratic|| 1970-1981
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|-
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Alan J. Dixon||Democratic|| 1981-1993
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|-
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Carol Moseley-Braun||Democratic|| 1993-1999
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|-
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Peter G. Fitzgerald||Republican|| 1999-2005
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|-
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Barack Obama||Democratic|| 2005-2008
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|-
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Roland W. Burris||Democratic|| 2009-2010
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|-
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Mark Kirk||Republican|| 2010-Present
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 10:12, 11 February 2013

Illinois was admitted as the 21st state to the United States of America on December 3, 1818. As of 2011, a total of 53 individuals have represented Illinois in the U.S. Senate.

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Illinois are:


Historical senators

The following individuals were elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois.

Historical Representation to the US Senate by Party from Illinois
Party Total
     Democratic 23
     Republican 25
     Jacksonian 3
     CRR 1
     Independent 1
Total Senators 53
Class 2 Senators from Illinois
Senator Years Served Party
Jesse B. Thomas Republican 1818-1829
John McLean Jacksonian 1829-1830
David J. Baker Democratic 1830-1830
John M. Robinson Democratic 1830-1841
Samuel McRoberts Democratic 1841-1843
James Semple Democratic 1843-1847
Stephen A. Douglas Democratic 1847-1861
Orville H. Browning Republican 1861-1863
William A. Richardson Democratic 1863-1865
Richard Yates Republican 1865-1871
John A. Logan Republican 1871-1877
David Davis Independent 1877-1883
Shelby M. Cullom Republican 1883-1913
James Hamilton Lewis Democratic 1913-1919
J. Medill McCormick Republican 1919-1925
Charles S. Deneen Republican 1925-1931
James Hamilton Lewis Democratic 1931-1939
James M. Slattery Democratic 1939-1940
C. Wayland Brooks Republican 1940-1949
Paul H. Douglas Democratic 1949-1967
Charles H. Percy Republican 1967-1985
Paul M. Simon Democratic 1985-1997
Richard Durbin Democratic 1997-Present
Class 3 Senators from Illinois
Senator Years Served Party
Ninian Edwards Republican 1818-1824
John McLean CRR 1824-1825
Elias K. Kane Jacksonian 1825-1835
William Lee D. Ewing Jacksonian 1835-1837
Richard M. Young Democratic 1837-1843
Sidney Breese Democratic 1843-1849
James Shields Democratic 1849-1855
Lyman Trumbull Republican 1855-1873
Richard J. Oglesby Republican 1873-1879
John A. Logan Republican 1879-1886
Charles B. Farwell Republican 1887-1891
John McAuley Palmer Democratic 1891-1897
William E. Mason Republican 1897-1903
Albert J. Hopkins Republican 1903-1909
William Lorimer Republican 1909-1912
Lawrence Y. Sherman Republican 1913-1921
William B. McKinley Republican 1921-1926
Frank L. Smith Republican 1926-1928
Otis F. Glenn Republican 1928-1933
William H. Dieterich Democratic 1933-1939
Scott W. Lucas Democratic 1939-1951
Everett McKinley Dirksen Republican 1951-1969
Ralph Tyler Smith Republican 1969-1970
Adlai E. Stevenson III Democratic 1970-1981
Alan J. Dixon Democratic 1981-1993
Carol Moseley-Braun Democratic 1993-1999
Peter G. Fitzgerald Republican 1999-2005
Barack Obama Democratic 2005-2008
Roland W. Burris Democratic 2009-2010
Mark Kirk Republican 2010-Present

External links

See also