John Dean Gillett

John Dean Gillett

Birth
Death 25 Aug 1888 (aged 69)
Mackinaw City, Cheboygan County, Michigan, USA
Burial Elkhart, Logan County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 53867992 · View Source
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Article from the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, 28 August 1888 reads...

CATTLE KING DEAD

Mackinaw, Michigan, August 25 - John D. Gillette, the cattle king of Illinois, father-in-law of Governor Oglesby, died here this morning. At the time of his death he owned 20,000 acres of land in Logan County, Illinois and had $100,000 of stock of five Central Illinois banks. His fortune is estimated at $650,000. He was one of the first to export beef cattle to England.



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  • Created by: Lori Rowe
  • Added: 19 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53867992
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Dean Gillett (28 Apr 1819–25 Aug 1888), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53867992, citing Elkhart Cemetery, Elkhart, Logan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Lori Rowe (contributor 46922820) .