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

Citation

“Political Business Card for D. H. Mudge Sr. Congressional Campaign ,” Madison Historical, accessed February 24, 2024, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/824.

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Description

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.

In Collection

Subjects

  • Edwardsville
  • Democratic Party
  • elections
  • government

Contributor

  • Stephen Mudge

Date

1916

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Miscellaneous Document

Format

  • jpg

Coverage

  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1910s

Identifier

  • Mudge-Steve-D-0025
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