SHIPLEY, George Edward

SHIPLEY, George Edward
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object


SHIPLEY, George Edward, a Representative from Illinois; born in Richland County, near Olney, Ill., April 21, 1927; attended the East Richland High School, Olney, Ill.; graduated from Olney High School, Olney, Ill., 1950; United States Marine Corps, 1944-1947; chief deputy sheriff of Richland County, Ill., 1950-1954 and sheriff 1954-1958; business owner; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; died on June 28, 2003, in Olney, Ill.; interment in Effingham City Cemetery, Effingham, Effingham County, Ill.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Film reels: 1972, 1 film reel. Includes 3 commercials used during the campaign of George E. Shipley for the 1972 U.S. congressional election in Illinois, Democratic party.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: George E. Shipley, Democratic Representative from Illinois. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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