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|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from Illinois's 3rd district
January 3, 1957 –January 3, 1959
|Preceded by||James C. Murray|
|Succeeded by||William T. Murphy|
|Born||December 6, 1896|
|Died||September 25, 1974 77) (aged|
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|U.S. House of Representatives|
James C. Murray
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from Illinois's 3rd congressional district
William T. Murphy
|85th||Senate: P. Douglas • E. Dirksen||House: L. Allen • L. Arends • N. Mason • T. O'Brien • B. Chiperfield • B. Dawson • T. Gordon • S. Simpson • C. Vursell • M. Price • P. Mack II • S. Yates • M. Church • J. Kluczynski • B. McVey • T. Sheehan • B. Springer • B. O'Hara • J. Bowler • C. Boyle • K. Gray • E. Byrne • H. Collier • R. Keeney • B. Michel • R. Libonati|
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