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The 20th 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 2000 Census. It was last represented by John Shimkus who was redistricted into the 19th District.

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1883
John R. Thomas Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1889 Redistricted from the 18th district
George W. Smith Republican March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1895 Redistricted to the 22nd district
Orlando Burrell Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1897
James R. Campbell Democratic March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899
James R. Williams Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 24th district
Henry T. Rainey Democratic March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1921
Guy L. Shaw Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923
Henry T. Rainey Democratic March 4, 1923 - August 19, 1934 Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933 - 1934, Died
Vacant August 19, 1934 - January 3, 1935
Scott W. Lucas Democratic January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1939
James M. Barnes Democratic January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1943
Sid Simpson Republican January 3, 1943 - October 26, 1958 Died
Vacant October 26, 1958 - January 3, 1959
Edna O. Simpson Republican January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1961
Paul Findley Republican January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1983
Dick Durbin Democratic January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1997
John Shimkus Republican January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2003 Redistricted to the 19th district
District inactive January 3, 2003 - Present

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