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James V. Heidinger
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Illinois's 24th district
January 3, 1941 – March 22, 1945
|Preceded by||Claude V. Parsons|
|Succeeded by||Roy Clippinger|
James Vandaveer Heidinger
July 17, 1882
Mount Erie, Illinois
|Died||March 22, 1945 (aged 62)|
|Alma mater||Northern Illinois College of Law|
He was born on a farm near Mount Erie, Illinois, he attended the rural schools, Northern Illinois Normal School, De Kalb, Illinois, and Valparaiso (Indiana) University. He taught in the rural schools of Wayne County, Illinois. He was graduated from Northern Illinois College of Law, Dixon, Illinois, in 1908. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Fairfield, Illinois. He was the county judge of Wayne County, Illinois from 1914 to 1926. He served as assistant attorney general of Illinois 1927-1933. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1928. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the Seventy-second and Seventy-fourth Congresses.
Heidinger was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh, Seventy-eighth, and Seventy-ninth Congresses and served from January 3, 1941, until his death in Phoenix, Arizona from pulmonary fibrosis, on March 22, 1945. He was interred in Maple Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Illinois.
- United States Congress. "James V. Heidinger (id: H000450)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- James V. Heidinger at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Claude V. Parsons
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 24th congressional district
January 3, 1941 - March 22, 1945
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