Politicians: National Leaders Governors of Illinois U.S. Senators Mayors of Chicago

Major National Office-Holders Buried in Illinois

Abraham Lincoln
President of the United States, 1861-1865
King Petar II Karageorgevich
King of Yugoslavia, 1934-1945

The only European monarch buried in the United States.

Charles Gates Dawes
Vice-President of the United States, 1925-1929
Adlai Ewing Stevenson I
Vice-President of the United States, 1893-1897
Melville Weston Fuller
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1888-1910
David Davis
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1862-1877
President pro tempore of the Senate, 1881-1883
Scott Wike Lucas
Senate Majority Leader, 1949-1951
Everett McKinley Dirksen
Senate Minority Leader, 1961-1969
Henry Thomas Rainey
Speaker of the House, 1933-1934

Other Prominent National Political Figures

See also the lists of Illinois Governors, Illinois Senators, and Chicago Mayors

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