Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
EWING, Thomas W. (1935-)

EWING, THOMAS W., a Representative from Illinois; born in Atlanta, Logan County, Ill., September 19, 1935; B.S., Millikin University, Decatur, Ill., 1957; J.D., John Marshall School of Law, Chicago, Ill., 1968; United States Army Reserve, 1957-1963, active duty, 1958; assistant state attorney for Livingston County, Ill., 1968-1973; member, Republican State Central Committee, 1986- 1990; member, Illinois state house of representatives, 1974-1991; delegate to the Republican national conventions,1980 and 1984; farmer; appointed chairman of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee, 2001- present; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Second Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edward R. Madigan; reelected to the One Hundred Third and to the three succeeding Congresses, (July 2, 1991-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress; is a resident of Pontiac, Ill.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: 1974-1992, 18.3 linear feet.
The papers of Thomas W. Ewing consists primarily of constituent correspondence, materials on various legislative issues, and legislative bills and resolutions from the Illinois General Assembly. Significant topics include the Equal Rights Amendment, agriculture, television violence, healthcare, taxation, Illinois Beverage Container Act, real estate, roads, pensions, crime, schools, transportation, child welfare, and the environment.