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John H. Stelle

AKA John Henry Stelle

Born: 10-Aug-1891
Birthplace: McLeansboro, IL
Died: 5-Jul-1962
Location of death: St. Louis, MO
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Odd Fellows Cemetery, McLeansboro, IL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1940-41

Military service: US Army (1917-19, Capt.)

Father: Thompson B. Stelle
Mother: Laura Blades
Wife: Wilma Wiesehardt (m. 1913, two sons)
Son: John Albert
Son: Russell Thompson

    High School: McLeansboro Township High School, McLeansboro, IL
    University: Western Military Academy
    Law School: Washington University in St. Louis (1916)

    Governor of Illinois (6-Oct-1940 to 13-Jan-1941)
    Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (1937-40)
    Treasurer of Illinois (1935-37)
    American Legion National Commander
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry Royal Arch Mason
    Illinois State Bar Association 1916
    Knights of Pythias

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