John B. Anderson

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John B. Anderson
John Bayard Anderson.jpg
Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Illinois's 16th destrict
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1981
Precedit biLeo E. Allen
Succeedit biLynn Morley Martin
Personal details
BornJohn Bayard Anderson
15 Februar 1922(1922-02-15)
Rockford, Illinois
Dee'dDecember 3, 2017 (aged 95)
Washington, D.C.
Poleetical pairtyRepublican, Independent
Spoose(s)Keke Machakos (m. 1953)
Alma materUniversity of Illinois
University of Illinois College of Law
Harvard Law School
ReligionEvangelical Free Church

John Bayard Anderson (born 15 Februar 1922; died 3 December 2017) wis a Unitit States Congressman and Preses candidate frae Illinois. He was a U.S. Representative frae the 16th Congressional District of Illinois faer ten terms, frae 1961 through 1981.

Anderson wis a Republican but ran as an independent candidate in the 1980 presidential election.[1][2] He has been a political reform leader, including serving 12 years as chair of the board of FairVote.

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