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William St. John Forman

  • Birth 20 Jan 1847 Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
  • Death 10 Jun 1908 Champaign, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 23464062

US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1870, opened a law practice in Nashville, Illinois and was the city's Mayor from 1878 to 1884. From 1876 to 1896, he was a delegate to all State and National Democratic Conventions and was a member of the State Senate, 1884 to 1888. In 1889 he was elected as a Democrat to the US House of Representatives, serving until 1895. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed his law practice and was appointed Commissioner of Internal Revenue by President Cleveland, serving from 1895 to 1899.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 18 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23464062
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William St. John Forman (20 Jan 1847–10 Jun 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23464062, citing Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Washington County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .