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Illinois elected its United States Representative At-Large on a general ticket upon achieving statehood December 3, 1818. It last elected a US Representative in the Election of 1946. The district has been inactive since.

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1818 – 1833: One seat

From statehood to 1833, Illinois had only one congressional district, and therefore it was at-large.

Representative Party Years District home Note
John McLean Democratic-Republican December 3, 1818 – March 3, 1819
Daniel P. Cook Democratic-Republican March 4, 1819 - March 3, 1823
Adams-Clay D-R March 4, 1823 - March 3, 1825
Adams March 4, 1825 - March 3, 1827
Joseph Duncan Jacksonian March 4, 1827 - March 3, 1833 Moved to 3rd district
District inactive March 3, 1833

1863 – 1873: One seat

From 1863 to 1873 there was one at-large seat in addition to the districted seats.

Representative Party Years District home Note
District re-established March 4, 1863
James C. Allen Democratic March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Samuel W. Moulton Republican March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867
John A. Logan Republican March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1871 Resigned at end of congress after being elected US Senator
John L. Beveridge Republican November 7, 1871 - January 4, 1873 Resigned after being elected Lieutenant-Governor
Vacant January 4, 1873 - March 3, 1873
District inactive March 3, 1873

1893 – 1895: Two seats

From 1893 to 1895, there were two at-large seats in addition to the districted seats.

Representative Party Years District home Note
District re-established March 4, 1893
John C. Black Democratic March 4, 1893 - January 12, 1895 Resigned after being apppointed US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
Vacant January 12, 1895 - March 3, 1895
Andrew J. Hunter Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895
District inactive March 3, 1895

1913 – 1943: Two seats

The district was re-established March 4, 1913. From that date to January 3, 1943, there were two at-large seats, which was reduced to one seat from 1943 to 1949. District representation also continued during this period. Any at-large seats have been inactive since January 3, 1949.

Seat A

Representative Party Years District home Note
Lawrence B. Stringer Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915
Burnett M. Chiperfield Republican March 4, 1915 - March 3, 1917
William E. Mason Republican March 4, 1917 - June 16, 1921 Died
Vacant June 16, 1921 - November 7, 1922
Winnifred Huck Republican November 7, 1922 - March 3, 1923
Henry R. Rathbone Republican March 4, 1923 - July 15, 1928 Died
Vacant July 15, 1928 - March 4, 1929
Ruth H. McCormick Republican March 4, 1929 - March 3, 1931
William H. Dieterich Democratic March 4, 1931 - March 3, 1933
Martin A. Brennan Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937
Edwin V. Champion Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939
John C. Martin Democratic January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941
Stephen A. Day Republican January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1945
Emily T. Douglas Democratic January 3, 1945 - January 3, 1947
William Stratton Republican January 3, 1947 - January 3, 1949

Seat B

Representative Party Years District home Note
William E. Williams Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1917
Medill McCormick Republican March 4, 1917 - March 3, 1919
Richard Yates Republican March 4, 1919 - March 3, 1933
Walter Nesbit Democratic March 4, 1933 - March 3, 1935
Michael L. Igoe Democratic March 4, 1933 - June 2, 1935 Resigned after being appointed US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois
Vacant June 2, 1935 - January 3, 1937
Lewis M. Long Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939
Thomas V. Smith Democratic January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1941
William Stratton Republican January 3, 1941 - January 3, 1943

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