William James "Botchy" – June 24, 1961) was an American politician.Connors (July 26, 1891
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Connors was an active member of the Democratic Party. In 1932, Connors was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives; in 1934, he was elected to the Illinois State Senate, where he served until his death.
Connors died of uremia in Chicago in 1961.
Anton Joseph Cermak was an American politician who served as the 44th mayor of Chicago, Illinois from April 7, 1931 until his death on March 6, 1933.
William Grant Stratton, known as "Billy the Kid", was the 32nd Governor of Illinois from 1953 to 1961 and succeeded Adlai Stevenson II in that office.
Ralph Edwin Church was an American lawyer and Republican politician. He served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1917 to 1932 and then represented the northern suburbs of Chicago in the United States House of Representatives for seven terms. He died in office in 1950 while testifying at a congressional hearing.
Edward Halsey Jenison was a U.S. Representative for three terms, Illinois State Representative for one term, and newspaper publisher of the Daily Beacon-News of Paris, Illinois for 65 years.
John William Chapman was the 37th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. Chapman was born in Crete, Nebraska September 8, 1894. Chapman attended Public school in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 1915 and received a Juris Doctor from University of Chicago Law School in 1917. He entered private practice in Chicago in the 1920s until he moved to Springfield, Illinois in 1941. In 1927, he was elected an Alderman on the Chicago City Council for the 40th ward and served for one term before losing to Joseph C. Ross in 1929. He served as executive secretary to Illinois Governor Dwight H. Green from 1941 to 1949. In 1941 he was appointed to the Illinois Parole Board serving until March 1950. He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and served from 1953 to 1961. He died August 17, 1978 in Broward County, Florida and was cremated.
Kenneth "Ken" R. Wendt was an American football player, jurist, and politician.
Samuel Tellefson "Sam" Hammersmark was an American book publisher, trade union organizer, political activist, and Communist Party functionary. Hammersmark is best remembered as a political lieutenant of William Z. Foster in the Chicago anarcho-syndicalist and communist movements of the 1910s through the 1930s and as a candidate of the Communist Party for public office.
Richard J. Elrod was an American jurist, sheriff, and legislator.
William J. Scott was an American lawyer and politician.
Francis S. Lorenz was an American jurist and politician.
Joseph D. Lohman was an American educator and politician.
William L. Guild, Jr. was an American lawyer and jurist.
William G. Clark was an American politician and jurist.
Edward J. Barrett was an American politician.
Fred E. Sterling was an American newspaper editor and politician.
William D. Walsh was an American politician and businessman.
Edward C. Akin was an American lawyer and politician.
William J. Fulton, born in Canada, who moved to the United States and became an Illinois lawyer and judge, serving as city attorney for Sycamore, Illinois, a circuit court judge for DeKalb County, Illinois, appeallate judge on the Illinois Court of Appeals, justice of the Illinois Supreme Court and Chief Judge of that court. Born in Lynedoch, Ontario, Canada, Fulton emigrated with his parents to the United States in 1880 and settled in Illinois. Fulton went to school in Waterman, Illinois and Hartford City, Indiana. He then received his bachelor's degree and law degree from the University of Illinois.
James Kirtland Edsall was an American lawyer and politician.
John Tillson was an American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician.