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[[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]]'''.
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[[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 [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]]'''.
  
The current members of the [[U.S. Senate]] from [[Illinois]] are:
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The current members of the [[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]] from [[Illinois]] are:
 
{{Congress members list by state|chamber=Senate|state=Illinois}}
 
{{Congress members list by state|chamber=Senate|state=Illinois}}
 
==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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|party2=Republican
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|total2=25
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|party3=Jacksonian
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|total3=3
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|party4=CRR
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|party5=Independent
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==External links==
{| class="wikitable collapsible sortable uncollapsed" style="background:none; text-align:center; width:50%;"
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*[http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/senators/one_item_and_teasers/illinois.htm U.S. Senate information about Illinois]
! colspan="9" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Class 2 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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|  Jesse B. Thomas||Republican|| 1818-1829
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|  John McLean ||Jacksonian|| 1829-1830
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|  David J. Baker||Democratic|| 1830-1830
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|  John M. Robinson||Democratic|| 1830-1841
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|  Samuel McRoberts||Democratic|| 1841-1843
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|  James Semple||Democratic|| 1843-1847
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|  Stephen A. Douglas||Democratic|| 1847-1861
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|  Orville H. Browning||Republican|| 1861-1863
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|  William A. Richardson||Democratic|| 1863-1865
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|  Richard Yates||Republican|| 1865-1871
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|  John A. Logan||Republican|| 1871-1877
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|  David Davis||Independent|| 1877-1883
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|  Shelby M. Cullom||Republican|| 1883-1913
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|  James Hamilton Lewis||Democratic|| 1913-1919
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|  J. Medill McCormick||Republican|| 1919-1925
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|  Charles S. Deneen||Republican|| 1925-1931
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|  James Hamilton Lewis||Democratic|| 1931-1939
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|  James M. Slattery||Democratic|| 1939-1940
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|  C. Wayland Brooks||Republican|| 1940-1949
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|  Paul H. Douglas||Democratic|| 1949-1967
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|  Charles H. Percy||Republican|| 1967-1985
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|  Paul M. Simon||Democratic|| 1985-1997
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|  [[Richard Durbin]]||Democratic|| 1997-Present
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{| class="wikitable collapsible sortable uncollapsed" style="background:none; text-align:center; width:50%;"
 
! colspan="9" style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Class 3 Senators from Illinois'''
 
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! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Senator
 
! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Years Served
 
! align="center" style="background-color:#BD33A4;"|Party
 
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|  Ninian Edwards||Republican|| 1818-1824
 
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|  John McLean ||CRR|| 1824-1825
 
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|  Elias K. Kane ||Jacksonian|| 1825-1835
 
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|  William Lee D. Ewing ||Jacksonian|| 1835-1837
 
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|  Richard M. Young||Democratic|| 1837-1843
 
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|  Sidney Breese||Democratic|| 1843-1849
 
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|  James Shields||Democratic|| 1849-1855
 
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|  Lyman Trumbull||Republican|| 1855-1873
 
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|  Richard J. Oglesby||Republican|| 1873-1879
 
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|  John A. Logan||Republican|| 1879-1886
 
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|  Charles B. Farwell||Republican|| 1887-1891
 
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|  John McAuley Palmer||Democratic|| 1891-1897
 
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|  William E. Mason||Republican|| 1897-1903
 
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|  Albert J. Hopkins||Republican|| 1903-1909
 
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|  William Lorimer||Republican|| 1909-1912
 
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|  Lawrence Y. Sherman||Republican|| 1913-1921
 
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|  William B. McKinley||Republican|| 1921-1926
 
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|  Frank L. Smith||Republican|| 1926-1928
 
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|  Otis F. Glenn||Republican|| 1928-1933
 
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|  William H. Dieterich||Democratic|| 1933-1939
 
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|  Scott W. Lucas||Democratic|| 1939-1951
 
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|  Everett McKinley Dirksen||Republican|| 1951-1969
 
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|  Ralph Tyler Smith||Republican|| 1969-1970
 
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|  Adlai E. Stevenson III||Democratic|| 1970-1981
 
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|  Alan J. Dixon||Democratic|| 1981-1993
 
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|  Carol Moseley-Braun||Democratic|| 1993-1999
 
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|  Peter G. Fitzgerald||Republican|| 1999-2005
 
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|  Barack Obama||Democratic|| 2005-2008
 
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|  Roland W. Burris||Democratic|| 2009-2010
 
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|  [[Mark Kirk]]||Republican|| 2010-Present
 
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==External links==
 
*[http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/senators/one_item_and_teasers/illinois.htm US Senate information about Illinois]
 
{{Wikipedia}}
 
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[U.S. Senate]]
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*[[United States Senate|U.S. Senate]]
 
*[[List of United States Representatives from Illinois]]
 
*[[List of United States Representatives from Illinois]]
 
{{Illinois congress}}
 
{{Illinois congress}}
 
{{Illinois}}
 
{{Illinois}}
[[Category:List of U.S. Senators, Illinois]]
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[[Category:List of U.S. Senators by state]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:20, 13 January 2015

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 U.S. 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