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 William Kellogg

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William Kellogg

Birth
Kelloggsville, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
Death 20 Dec 1872 (aged 58)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Plot Summit Range South, Section 4, Lot 00785, Grave 14
Memorial ID 20761871 View Source
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US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1837 and opened a law practice in Canton, Illinois. He was a member of the State house of representatives in 1849 and 1850 and judge of the State circuit court, 1850 to 1855. In 1857, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth, and Thirty-seventh Congresses, serving until 1863. In 1865, he was appointed by President Andrew Johnson chief justice of Nebraska Territory and served until 1867. From 1867 to 1869, he was collector of internal revenue for the Peoria district, Illinois. His last public office was as a judge for the prevailing provisional government of Mississippi in 1869.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 3 Aug 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20761871
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20761871/william-kellogg : accessed ), memorial page for William Kellogg (8 Jul 1814–20 Dec 1872), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20761871, citing Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .