Persons: Members of Congress

Following is a list of persons on this website who were members of the US House of Representatives or US Senate who were involved in supporting legislation or funding for civil legal and and/or defender services.

This short list is not comprehensive. Many other members were involved over the years. But this website does have oral histories or other info about them.

Republican Congressman from Illinois involved in OEO Legal Services and Legal Services Act. Later LSC board member then interim LSC president.
Democratic Congressman from Everett, Washington and prime sponsor of LSC bill that passed Congress in 1974. Previously prosecutor, and pro bono defense atty.