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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.


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.