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John Peter Altgeld

John Peter AltgeldBorn: 30-Dec-1847
Birthplace: Nieder Selters, Hesse, Germany
Died: 12-Mar-1902
Location of death: Joliet, IL
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1893-97

Military service: Union Army (US Civil War, private, 1864-65)

Father: John P. Altgeld (b. 1818)
Mother: Mary (b. 1821)
Wife: Emma Ford (b. 1848, m. 1877)

    Governor of Illinois (1893-97)

Is the subject of books:
Eagle Forgotten: The Life of John Peter Altgeld, 1962, BY: Harry Barnard

Author of books:
Our Penal Machinery and Its Victims (1884)
Live Questions (1890)


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