Robert Thaddeus McLOSKEY, Congress, IL (1907-1990)


McLOSKEY, Robert Thaddeus, a Representative from Illinois; born in Monmouth, Warren County, Ill., June 26, 1907; graduated from Monmouth High School, Monmouth, Ill., 1924; B.A., Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., 1928; certificate in mortuary science, Worsham College, Chicago, Ill., 1932; funeral director; tax supervisor, Monmouth County, Ill., 1935-1939; field supervisor, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Illinois Health Department, 1940-1950; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1951-1962; precinct committeeman; farm operator and manager; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-ninth Congress in 1964; chairman, Warren County, Ill., planning commission, 1969-1972; died on November 2, 1990, in Monmouth, Ill.; remains were cremated.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present