- List of Governors of Illinois
Other high offices held
This is a table of congressional seats and other federal offices held by governors. All representatives and senators mentioned represented Illinois. * denotes those offices which the governor resigned to take.
Living former governors
As of August 2007, four former governors were alive, the oldest being Daniel Walker(1973–1977, born 1922). The most recent governor to die was William Stratton(1953–1961), on March 2 2001. The most recently serving governor to die was Richard B. Ogilvie(1969–1973), on May 10 1988.
* [http://www.sos.state.il.us/publications/illinois_bluebook/2005_2006/history_election_results/history.pdf Illinois 2005-2006 Bluebook, Illinois Governor mini-bios]
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