James Hamilton Lewis

James Hamilton Lewis (1863 - 1939) was a politician who represented the state of Washington from 1897 to 1899 in the U.S. House of Representatives and Illinois from 1913 to 1919 and 1931 to 1939 in the U.S. Senate as a member of the Democratic Party. Lewis was the first Senator to hold the title of Whip in the United States Senate. Lewis was also the corporation counsel for Chicago from 1905 to 1907. Clarence Darrow worked as co-counsel with Lewis and other attorneys in the case Blair v. City of Chicago, 201 U.S. 400 (1906). Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-hec-02646