Louie Egan Lewis (July 20, 1893 – September 8, 1968) was an American politician, newspaper editor, and farmer.
Born on a farm in Christopher, Illinois, Lewis was a farmer, bookkeeper, and newspaper editor. He taught school and then owned the Sesser Herald and later the Christopher Progressive with his brother, Thurlow Girard Lewis. He was a Democrat. Lewis served on the Franklin County, Illinois board was president of the Sesser, Illinois School Board. Lewis then served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1933 to 1939 and was Speaker of the House from 1937 to 1939. He then served as State Treasurer from 1939 to 1941. Lewis later worked for the Illinois Division of Motor Vehicles. He died of a heart attack in Christopher, Illinois.
- 'Illinois Blue Book 1939-1940,' Biographical Sketch of Louie E. Lewis, pg. 79
- 'Louis Lewis, 75, Dies From Heart Attack,' Chicago Tribune, September 8, 1968 section 4, pg. 22
- Chronicling Illinois-the Louie Lewis papers
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