Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896

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German-American, born at Frankfort-on the-Main, Germany, attended the University of Munich and Heidelberg, where he became a lawyer and after being wounded in a political uprising in 1838, escaped to France, then came to America where he settled in Belleville, Illinois, practiced law, was elected to the legislature in 1842, was appointed to the state Supreme Court in 1845, elected Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in 1852 and served in the Civil War until illness forced him to resign in 1862.

From the description of Papers, 1831-1893. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52244954

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creatorOf Parsons, Lewis B. (Lewis Baldwin), 1818-1907. Papers, 1799-1908 (bulk 1836-1908). Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Körner, Gustav Philipp, 1809-1896. Papers, 1831-1893. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Engelmann-Kircher Family. Papers, 1798-1903. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Snyder, John Francis, 1830-1921. Papers, 1799-1941. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Park Benjamin Papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. Benjamin Park papers, 1645-1925. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Lyman Trumbull Correspondence, 1843-1894, (bulk 1855-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872). Library of Congress
creatorOf Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909. Papers, 1855-1909. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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associatedWith Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864. person
associatedWith Benjamin, Park, 1849-1922 person
associatedWith Engelmann-Kircher Family. family
associatedWith McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. person
associatedWith Morrison, William R. (William Ralls), 1825-1909. person
associatedWith Parsons, Lewis B. (Lewis Baldwin), 1818-1907. person
associatedWith Snyder, John Francis, 1830-1921. person
associatedWith Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. person
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Illinois--St. Clair County
Saint Clair County (Ill.)
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German Americans
Politics, Practical


Birth 1809-11-20

Death 1896-04-09




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