Darwin Gale SCHISLER, Congress, IL (1933)

SCHISLER Darwin Gale , A Representative from Illinois; born on a farm in Indian Point Township, Knox County, Ill., March 2, 1933; attended Indian Point public schools; graduated from Abingdon High School, Abingdon, Ill., 1951; United States Air Force, 1952-1955, serving ten months overseas in France; graduated from Western Illinois University in March 1959; teacher and coach, London Mills Junior High School, London Mills, Ill., 1959; school administrator, 1960-1964; graduated from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College, Kirksville, Ill., 1962; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth Congress (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1967); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1966 to the Ninetieth Congress; appointed by Gov. Otto Kerner to head Illinois Office of Intergovernmental Cooperation, 1967-1969; member, Illinois general assembly, 1968-1980; died on February 2, 2020, in Farmington, Ill.; interment in Abingdon Cemetery, Abingdon, Ill.

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

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