Tanner, John R., 1844-1901

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Illinois state legislator, treasurer, and governor (1897-1901).

From the description of Papers, 1897-1900. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 695996413

Twenty-first governor of Illinois, grew up near Carbondale, started in Republican politics at the age of 26 and worked his way up until with the help of his friend ex-Governor and U.S. Senator Shelby Cullom he became governor in 1897. In 1900 he ran against Cullom for the Senate and lost. His first wife died in 1887 and he married again in 1897.

From the description of Papers, 1886-1900. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768326

Governor of Illinois, 1897-1901.

From the description of Writ for arrest, December 13, 1900. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 739970812

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creatorOf Gunther, Charles Frederick, 1837-1920. Papers, 1886-1904. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Tanner, John R., 1844-1901. Papers, 1886-1900. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Johnson, LuAnn. An interview with LuAnn Johnson / LuAnn Johnson ; Newlyn Hosea, interviewer. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Tanner, John Riley, 1844-1901. Papers, 1897-1900. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Young, Edward C. Scrapbooks, 1897-1899. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Tanner, John Riley, 1844-1901. Writ for arrest, December 13, 1900. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Illinois. Governor (1897-1901 : Tanner). John Riley Tanner correspondence, 1897-1901. Illinois State Archive
creatorOf Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914. Papers, 1860-1893. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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associatedWith Baker, Jehu, 1822-1903. person
associatedWith Cullom, Shelby M. (Shelby Moore), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895. person
associatedWith Gunther, Charles Frederick, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Hamilton, John M., 1847-1905. person
associatedWith Illinois. Governor (1897-1901 : Tanner) corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois (ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, LuAnn. person
associatedWith Little, John S., 1864-1938. person
associatedWith Medill, Joseph, 1823-1899. person
associatedWith Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) corporateBody
associatedWith Rose, James A. person
associatedWith Tanner, J. Mack (James Mack), 1868-1922. person
associatedWith Western Illinois University. corporateBody
associatedWith Young, Edward C. person
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Illinois
United States
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Presidents
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Governor
Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
Interstate commerce
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Birth 1844-04-04

Death 1901-05-23

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