McDougall, J. A. (James Alexander), 1817-1867

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Born in New York, admitted to the bar in Cook County, Ill. and served as Illinois Attorney General as a Democrat from 1843-1846, then moved on to California where he also served as attorney general and senator. Almeron Wheat, also born in New York, settled in Quincy where he practiced law until he died.

From the description of Letters, 1843-1845. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52576671

Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New York (N.Y.)
United States
Illinois
New York (N.Y.)
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Judges--Salaries, etc
Politics, Practical
Political Campaigns
Lawyers
Education
Smithsonian Publications
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Birth 1817-11-19

Death 1867-09-03

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