John Herman Stroger Jr.

John Herman Stroger Jr.

Birth
Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas, USA
Death 18 Jan 2008 (aged 78)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 24029852 · View Source
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John Herman Stroger, 78 of Chicago.

Politician, first African-American president of the Cook County, Illinois Board of Commissioners. He was elected to the board of commissioners in 1970 and served as President from 1994 to 2006.

Mr. Stroger was born May 19, 1929, to Ella and John Stroger, Sr. in Helena, Arkansas.

Mr. Stroger and his wife, Yonnie, have a son, Todd, and a daughter, Yonnie Lynn. Another son, Hans Eric passed away while in college.

He was a long time member of St. Felicitas Catholic Church.





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Special thanks to Scott McManimen for
taking a photo of John's grave marker.
I appreciate you doing this very much.


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  • Created by: Breadlady45 from Chicago
  • Added: 18 Jan 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24029852
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Herman Stroger Jr. (19 May 1929–18 Jan 2008), Find a Grave Memorial no. 24029852, citing Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Evergreen Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Breadlady45 from Chicago (contributor 46603826) .