ANDERSON, John Bayard, (1922 - )


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ANDERSON, John Bayard, a Representative from Illinois; born in Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill., February 15, 1922; graduated from Rockford High School, Rockford, Ill., 1939; A.B., University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., 1942; J.D. University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill., 1946; LL.M., Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1949; faculty, Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Mass., while attending Harvard; United States Army, World War II, 1943-1945; admitted to the Illinois bar in 1946; lawyer, private practice; adviser on the staff of the United States High Commissioner for Germany, 1952-1955; Illinois state’s attorney of Winnebago County, Ill., 1956-1960; political author; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1981); chairman, Republican Conference, January 1969; was not a candidate for renomination to the Ninety-seventh Congress in 1980; unsuccessful independent candidate for President of the United States in 1980; visiting professor, Stanford University, 1981, University of Illinois College of Law, 1981, Brandeis University, 1985, Bryn Mawr College, 1985, Oregon State University, 1986, University of Massachusetts, 1986, and Nova University, 1987; is a resident of Rockford, Ill.


Bibliography

Kotche, James R. John B. Anderson, Congressman & Presidential Candidate. Rockford, Ill.: J. Kotche, 1981.