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Author Dixon, Alan J.
Title The Gentleman from Illinois : Stories from Forty Years of Elective Public Service.
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2013.

Author Dixon, Alan J.
Subject Dixon, Alan J.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
Illinois. General Assembly. Senate -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Legislators -- Illinois -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.
Illinois -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Description 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents Cover; Jacket Flaps; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Taylow Pensoneau; Preface; 1. The Early Years; 2. Serving in the Illinois Statehouse; 3. An Illinois State Senator; Gallery of Illustrations; 4. Treasurer and Secretary of State; 5. U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon; 6. Going Home; Select Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Summary In 1993, Alan J. Dixon's political career came to an end with a defeat-the first one in his forty-three years of elected service. Beginning his legislative career in 1950 as a Democrat in the Illinois House of Representatives, Dixon also served in the Illinois State Senate, worked as state treasurer and secretary of state, and concluded his political career as a U.S. senator. The Gentleman from Illinois is an insider's account of Illinois politics in the second half of the twentieth century, providing readers with fascinating stories about the people he encountered and eve.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 335) and index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780809332618 (electronic bk.)
0809332612 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 856870493
Additional Format Print version: Dixon, Alan J. Gentleman from Illinois : Stories from Forty Years of Elective Public Service. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2013 9780809332601

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