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Robert Mitchler - Legislators Project

Robert Mitchler ran for the Illinois State Senate in 1964 and won and held that office until 1980. While in office, Mitchler fought for smaller government and lower taxes, and was a champion for Illinois' veterans. Mitchler also voted several times against the Equal Rights Amendment. He spent the rest of his working career as a liaison officer with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Portrait of Robert Mitchler as he appeared in the Illinois Blue Book during his Illinois Senate days.

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Robert and Helen Mitchler.

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Former Illinois State Senator Robert Mitchler and his son Kurt stand next to the table where Mitchler worked as a stenographer for the armistice talks in late 1952.

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Pan Mun Jon (DMZ), at the North/South Korean border

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late 1952

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Narrator’s photo



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