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 Vespasian Warner

Vespasian Warner

Birth
Farmer City, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Death 31 Mar 1925 (aged 82)
Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Burial Clinton, DeWitt County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 19954019 · View Source
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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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  • 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 .