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Shelby M. Cullom

AKA Shelby Moore Cullom

Born: 22-Nov-1829
Birthplace: Wayne County, KY
Died: 28-Jan-1914
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from Illinois

Father: Richard Northcraft Cullom
Mother: Elizabeth Coffey
Wife: Hannah Fisher (m. 12-Dec-1855, d. 1861, two daughters)
Wife: Julia Fisher (m. 5-May-1863, d. 1909)

    High School: Mount Morris Seminary (two years)

    Lincoln Memorial Commission Resident Commissioner (1913-14)
    US Senator, Illinois (4-Mar-1883 to 3-Mar-1913)
    Governor of Illinois (8-Jan-1877 to 8-Feb-1883, resigned)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1873-74)
    US Congressman, Illinois 8th (4-Mar-1865 to 3-Mar-1871)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1860-61)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1856)
    Illinois State Official City Attorney, Springfield, IL (1855)
    Cullom, Scholes & Mather Partner
    Illinois State Bar Association 1855
    Smithsonian Institution Regent (1885-1913)

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