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Political Business Card for D. H. Mudge Sr. Congressional Campaign


“Political Business Card for D. H. Mudge Sr. Congressional Campaign,” Madison Historical, accessed June 20, 2024,


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This political business card for Dick Howard Mudge Senior presents his bid as the Democratic Candidate for the 22nd Congressional District of Illinois in the 1916 elections. During his campaign for Congress Mudge was in his second two year term as Mayor of Edwardsville. An active member of the local Democratic Party, Mudge was endorsed in his race for Congress by vice president Thomas R. Marshall during a speech in Belleville, Illinois. Ultimately, Mudge lost his bid for Congress to Republican William A. Rodenberg. The 22nd Congressional District of Illinois no longer exist, having been eliminated after the 1990 census.

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  • Edwardsville
  • Democratic Party
  • elections
  • government


  • Stephen Mudge



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