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Edward Coles
Birth: Dec. 15, 1786
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1868
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Illinois Second Governor. He was the private secretary of President James Madison from 1809 to 1815, a special emissary of the United States to Russia from 1819 to 1822 and the register of the Land Office in Edwardsville, Illinois from 1819 to 1822. In 1822, he became the second governor of the State of Illinois for a four-year term. Coles County, Illinois is named in honor him. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery *
Edwardsville
Madison County
Illinois, USA
*Memorial Site [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6826362
Edward Coles
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Edward Coles
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Edward Coles
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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