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William G. Stratton

AKA William Grant Stratton

Born: 26-Feb-1914
Birthplace: Ingleside, IL
Died: 2-Mar-2001
Location of death: Chicago, IL [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1953-61

Military service: US Navy (Lt., 1945-46)


[1] Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Father: William J. Stratton (Illinois Secretary of State for 1929-33)

    University: University of Arizona, Tucson (1934)

    Illinois State Official Illinois Civil Service Commission (-2001)
    Governor of Illinois (12-Jan-1953 to 9-Jan-1961)
    Treasurer of Illinois (1943-44 and 1950-52)
    US Congressman, Illinois at Large (3-Jan-1941 to 3-Jan-1943)
    American Legion
    Delta Chi Fraternity
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry
    Lions Club
    Shriners
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1959
    Tax Evasion 1965 (acquitted)


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