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 James C. Allen was declared elected to congress over William B. Archer and served until July 18, 1856, when the House of Representatives decided he was not entitled to his seat. He won the election to fill the vacancy thus caused and served out the term.
 George Gage was a Whig state senator from McHenry County.
 Thomas J. Turner, state representative from Stephenson County, who was elected speaker of the House.