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Samuel H. Shapiro

Samuel H. ShapiroAKA Samuel Harvey Shapiro

Born: 25-Apr-1907
Birthplace: Estonia
Died: 16-Mar-1987
Location of death: Kankakee, IL
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Forest Park, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1968-69

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Assumed governorship upon the resignation of Otto Kerner.

    High School: Kankakee High School, Kankakee, IL
    Law School: University of Illinois Law School

    Governor of Illinois (21-May-1968 to 13-Jan-1969)
    Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1961-68)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1947-61)
    Illinois State Official State's Attorney, Kankakee County, IL (1936-)
    Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity
    American Bar Association
    American Legion
    B'nai B'rith
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Illinois State Bar Association
    Kiwanis Club
    Loyal Order of Moose


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