Richard Yates, Jr

Richard Yates, Jr

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Apr 1936 (aged 75)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section A4
Memorial ID 12353785 · View Source
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22nd Illinois Governor, US Congressman. He served as Governor of Illinois from 1901 to 1904, and represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives from 1919 to 1932. He was not renominated for his Congressional seat in 1928, but was appointed nominee and elected after the death of Henry R. Rathbone who had won the nomination. He was a graduate of Illinois College and the law deparment of the University of Michigan. His father, Richard Yates Sr., was governor of Illinois during the Civil War

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  • Originally Created by: daytonflyers
  • Added: 15 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12353785
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Yates, Jr (12 Dec 1860–11 Apr 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12353785, citing Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .