James McAndrews Edit Profile
Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, McAndrews attended the common schools.
He moved to Chicago, Illinois, and engaged in business, serving as building commissioner of Chicago. McAndrews was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1905). He was then elected to the Sixty-third and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1921).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress, and instead resumed his business activities. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1932 to the Seventy-third Congress. McAndrews was elected to the Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fifth, and Seventy-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1935-January 3, 1941).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress. He died in Chicago, Illinois, and was interred in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston, Illinois.
Member 57th Congress (1901-1903), 4th Illinois District, 58th Congress (1903-1905), 5th Illinois District, 63d to 66th Congresses (1913-1921), 6th Illinois District and 74th to 76th Congresses (1935-1941), 9th Illinois District. Club: Post and Paddock (Arlington Park, Illinois).
Married Louise Klaus, August 21, 1905. Children: Catherine Louise, James Thomas, William Joseph.