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Lewis Green Stevenson
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1868
Chenoa
McLean County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1929
Bloomington
McLean County
Illinois, USA

Father of Adlai Ewing Stevenson II.

He was the chairman of State Board of Pardons in 1913, Illinois Secretery of State in 1915, Chairman of Illinois Centennial Commision in 1918 and was appointed special Investigator for the Navy Dept. by President Wilson when WWI started.

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The Broad Ax, Volume 22, Number 6, 28 October 1916

"The office of Secretary of State, as conducted by the present incumbent, Lewis G. Stevenson, has been marked by an exceptional degree of efficiency. Mr. Stevenson was born at Chenoa, Ill., in 1868, educated at Phillips Exter academy, Exter, N. H., and the State Normal University. He was private secretary to his father, the late Adlai E. Stevenson, during his term as Vice President of the United States. Mr. Stevenson was chairman of the Illinois State Board of Pardons in 1913, during which term he introduced many desirable changes in the administration of the parole law. He was appointed Secretary of State in October, 1914, by Governor Dunne. In this office he showed unusual executive talent He is very popular, especially among automobilists, who testify to the courtesy and efficiency of his office."


 
 
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 Parents:
  Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1835 - 1914)
  Letitia Green Stevenson (1843 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Louise Davis Stevenson (1869 - 1935)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Davis Stevenson Ives (1897 - 1994)*
  Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900 - 1965)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lewis Green Stevenson (1868 - 1929)
  Mary Elizabeth Stevenson (1872 - 1895)*
  Julia Scott Stevenson Hardin (1874 - 1966)*
  Letitia Ewing Stevenson (1876 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery
Bloomington
McLean County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Tony Cannon
Record added: Aug 14, 2008
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Lewis Green Stevenson
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