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Paul Findley
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 20th district
In office
January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by Edna O. Simpson
Succeeded by Dick Durbin
Personal details
Born (1921-06-23)June 23, 1921
Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S.
Died August 9, 2019(2019-08-09) (aged 98)
Jacksonville, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Republican
Alma mater Illinois College

Paul Findley (June 23, 1921 – August 9, 2019) was an American politician. He was a United States Representative from Illinois. He represented its 20th District.

A member of the Republican, he was first elected in 1960. Findley lost his seat in 1982 to future United States Senator Dick Durbin. He was a cofounder of the Council for the National Interest, a Washington, D.C. advocacy group, and a board member of If Americans Knew.

Findley died on August 9, 2019 at a hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois from congestive heart failure at the age of 98.

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