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Encyclopedia > List of United States Senators from Illinois

Illinois was admitted to the Union on December 3, 1818.


Class 2

Senator Party From To
Jesse B. Thomas Democrat,
National
Republican
1818 1829
John McLean Democrat 1829 1830
David J. Baker Democrat 1830
John M. Robinson Democrat 1830 1841
Samuel McRoberts Democrat 1841 1843
James Semple Democrat 1843 1847
Stephen A. Douglas Democrat 1847 1861
Orville H. Browning Republican 1861 1863
William A. Richardson Democrat 1863 1865
Richard Yates Republican 1865 1871
John A. Logan Republican 1871 1877
David Davis Independent,
Democrat
1877 1883
Shelby M. Cullom Republican 1883 1913
James H. Lewis Democrat 1913 1919
Joseph M. McCormick Republican 1919 1925
Charles S. Deneen Republican 1925 1931
James H. Lewis Democrat 1931 1939
James M. Slattery Democrat 1939 1940
Charles W. Brooks Republican 1940 1949
Paul Douglas Democrat 1949 1967
Charles H. Percy Republican 1967 1985
Paul Simon Democrat 1985 1997
Richard Durbin Democrat 1997

Class 3

Senator Party From To
Ninian Edwards Democrat,
National
Republican
1818 1824
John McLean Democrat 1824 1825
Elias K. Kane Democrat 1825 1835
William Lee D. Ewing Democrat 1835 1837
Richard M. Young Democrat 1837 1843
Sidney Breese Democrat 1843 1849
James Shields Democrat 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 Paulmer Democrat 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 Democrat 1933 1939
Scott W. Lucas Democrat 1939 1951
Everett McKinley Dirksen Republican 1951 1969
Ralph Tyler Smith Republican 1969 1970
Adlai Stevenson III Democrat 1970 1981
Alan J. Dixon Democrat 1981 1993
Carol Moseley Braun Democrat 1993 1999
Peter G. Fitzgerald Republican 1999 2005
Barack Obama Democrat 2005

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