John B. Anderson

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John B. Anderson
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Member o the U.S. Hoose o Representatives
frae Illinois's 16th destrict
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1981
Precedit bi Leo E. Allen
Succeedit bi Lynn Morley Martin
Personal details
Born John Bayard Anderson
15 Februar 1922(1922-02-15)
Rockford, Illinois
Dee'd December 3, 2017 (aged 95)
Washington, D.C.
Poleetical pairty Republican, Independent
Spoose(s) Keke Machakos (m. 1953)
Alma mater University of Illinois
University of Illinois College of Law
Harvard Law School
Religion Evangelical 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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