Edna Oakes SIMPSON, Congress, IL (1891-1984)
SIMPSON Edna Oakes , a Representative from Illinois; born in Carrollton, Greene County, Ill., October 26, 1891; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); did not seek renomination in 1960; was a resident of Carrollton, Ill., until her death in Alton, Ill., on May 15, 1984.
"Edna O. Simpson" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present