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Vespasian Warner

  • Birth 23 Apr 1842 Farmer City, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 31 Mar 1925 Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 19954019

US Congressman. During the Civil War, he served in Company E, 12th Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry and was brevetted a Major in 1865. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice at Clinton, Illinois. In 1895, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1905. From 1905 to 1909, he served as Commissioner of Pensions and was a banker realty owner agent. Vespasian Warner Public Library Clinton, Illinois, is named in his honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 18 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19954019
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vespasian Warner (23 Apr 1842–31 Mar 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19954019, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .