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 Jesse Weldon Fell

Jesse Weldon Fell

Birth
New Garden, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Feb 1887 (aged 78)
Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 3556 · View Source
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Educator. Founder of Illinois State University. He is purported to be the man who talked Abraham Lincoln into running for president.


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  • Added: 9 Sep 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3556
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Weldon Fell (10 Nov 1808–25 Feb 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3556, citing Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .