Edward R. Madigan

Edward Rell Madigan was a businessman and a Republican Party politician from Lincoln, Illinois. He served almost twenty years in the United States House of Representatives and was U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President George H. W. Bush. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Edward R. Madigan has 67 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Illinois's 21st district. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 13 videos as a Republican Representative for Illinois's 15th district. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (5), Bob Michel (2). Most common tag: Agriculture.

Appearances by Title:


Secretary, Department of Agriculture c. March 12, 1991 - c. December 31, 1994 Videos: 12 U.S. Representative, R-IL 15th January 3, 1983 - March 8, 1992 Videos: 50 U.S. Representative, R-IL 21st January 3, 1973 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Europe Trade Relations

    U.S.-Europe Trade Relations

    President Bush announced that the European Community has cut its oil seed production in order to prevent a trade war with the…

  • Bush Campaign Rally

    Bush Campaign Rally

    Mr. Madigan talked about President Bush’s agriculture record and critisized the Democratic platform for neglecting American…

  • Unveiling Portrait of Rep. Robert Michel

    Unveiling Portrait of Rep. Robert Michel

    President Bush and several members of Congress spoke in Statuary Hall beneath the statues of the founding fathers in a…

  • U.S. Aid to Former Soviet Union

    U.S. Aid to Former Soviet Union

    Following an announcement by President Bush, Secretary of State Baker answered questions regarding the new aid package to…

  • 1992 NGA Winter Meeting

    1992 NGA Winter Meeting

    Mr. Bush met with the National Governors' Association. He appealed to the governors to press Congress to adopt the president’s budget plan.…

  • U.S. Agriculture Issues

    U.S. Agriculture Issues

    Secretary Edward Madigan discussed plans for sending food to the Soviet Union, price supports for American farmers, and the…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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