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Senate Service
Longest Service (24 years or more):
Shelby M. Cullom
 
Illinois Senators Who Served in Leadership Positions
President Pro Tempore: David Davis

Party Conference Chairmen: Shelby Cullom, Scott W. Lucas

Majority and Minority Leaders: Everett M. Dirksen, Scott W. Lucas

Party Whips: J. Hamilton Lewis, Scott W. Lucas, Everett M. Dirksen; Richard Durbin

Standing Committee Chairs Since 1947:

Foreign Relations: Charles H. Percy

Rules and Administration: C. Wayland Brooks
Illinois Senators Depicted on U.S. Postage Stamps
Everett M. Dirksen
Stephen Douglas
 
Illinois Citizens Honored in the Capitol's Art Collection
Statuary: Frances E. Willard by Helen Farnsworth Mears, located in Statuary Hall; James Shields by Leonard Wells Volk, located in the Hall of Columns.

Busts:

Abraham Lincoln by Sara Fisher Ames, located in the Senate wing, third floor, east corridor; Abraham Lincoln by Gutzon Borglum, located in the Rotunda

Vice Presidents Collection: Charles G. Dawes by Jo Davidson, Senate wing, second floor, main corridor.

Paintings: Lincoln ordering the building of the dome to continue during the war, 1863, by Allyn Cox, located on the wall/ceiling of the east corridor, first floor, in the House wing of the Capitol.

 
  

Senate History

Key to Political Party Abbreviations


Statuary Hall

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol has statues donated by individual states.  Learn more about your state's statues.

Architect's Statuary Hall Web page


Statuary Hall

The National Statuary Hall Collection in the U.S. Capitol has statues donated by individual states.  Learn more about your state's statues.

Architect's Statuary Hall Web page


Related Links

The Library of Congress maintains a State and Local Government Resource Page.

State election results must be certified by the State's Secretary.  The National Association of Secretaries of State maintains a list of their websites.