Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976

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Kerner was a Chicago lawyer, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, county judge, Illinois governor (1961-1968), and court of appeals judge, from which post he was removed after a criminal conviction. He spent some months in the Federal Correctional Institution at Lexington, Kentucky.

From the description of Letters, August 10, 1974; January 10 and 29, 1975. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841882

Kerner was a Chicago lawyer, U. S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, county judge, Illinois governor (1961-1968), and court of appeals judge, from which post he was removed after a criminal conviction.

From the description of Papers, 1961-1968. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 430536920

Kerner was a Chicago lawyer, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, county judge, Illinois governor (1961-1968), and court of appeals judge, from which post he was removed after a criminal conviction.

From the description of Letters, November 18, 1968; January 19, 1969. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 434841885

Governor of Illinois in 1965 when past Governor Adlai E. Stevenson II died.

From the description of Adlai Ewing Stevenson : the Capitol's tribute, 1965. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 49393892

Illinois political (Democrat) family with Kerner Sr. serving as Attorney General of Illinois from 1932-1938, until appointment to the United States Court of Appeals on which he served until his death in 1952 and Kerner, Jr. serving as Governor of Illinois from 1960-1968. In 1968 he was appointed judge of the Federal Court of Appeals. Otto Kerner, Jr. was married to Helena Cermak, the daughter on Anton J. Cermak, the mayor of Chicago from 1931-1933.

From the description of Family Papers, 1922-1976 1965-1976. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 45301612

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creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Family Papers, 1922-1976 1965-1976. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Citizens for Kerner (Ill.). [Scrapbook on Otto Kerner, 1960, 1971-1973]. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Margaret Bayne Price Papers, 1918-1969, 1947-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Records of U.S. Attorneys. 1821 - 1994. Records Relating to Legal Precedents
creatorOf Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1965-1972. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Corman, James C. (James Charles), 1920-2000. Congressional and Personal Papers, 1920-1980. California State University, Northridge
referencedIn Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979. Papers, 1927-1979 (inclusive) 1934-1979 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. Newark Riots papers, 1968. Newark Public Library, Main Library
referencedIn George W. Pray Papers, 1844-1890 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Fellowship Commission. Photographs, 1946-1985 (Inclusive Dates). Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Adlai Ewing Stevenson : the Capitol's tribute, 1965. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Papers, 1961-1968. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Illinois. Governor (1961-1968 : Kerner). Otto Kerner correspondence, 1961-1968. Illinois State Archive
referencedIn Small, Curtis G., 1904-1980. Curtis G. Small collection of Paul Powell, 1949-1970. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Letters, November 18, 1968; January 19, 1969. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Papers, 1927-1979 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Letters, August 10, 1974; January 10 and 29, 1975. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn United Citizens' Committee for Freedom of Residence in Illinois. Records, 1951-1966. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gove, Samuel Kimball. Papers, 1948-1978. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Kerner, Otto, 1908-1976. Otto Kerner : commercials , 1964. University of Oklahoma, Political Community Archives
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associatedWith Adlai Stevenson Institute of International Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Cermak, Anton Joseph, 1873-1933. person
associatedWith Christiansen, Mary Alyce Kerner. family
associatedWith Citizens for Kerner (Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Corman, James C. (James Charles), 1920-2000. person
associatedWith Fellowship Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 person
correspondedWith Gove, Samuel Kimball. person
associatedWith Illinois. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois. Governor (1961-1968 : Kerner) corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois Harness Racing Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Illinois Racing Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Kerner, Helena, Cermak. family
associatedWith Kerner, Otto Sr. family
associatedWith National Alliance on Shaping Safer Cities. corporateBody
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Conference of Christians and Jews. corporateBody
associatedWith Pray, George Washington, 1825-1890 person
associatedWith Price, Margaret Bayne, 1912-1968 person
associatedWith Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979. person
associatedWith Shapiro, Samuel H. (Samuel Harvey), 1907-1987. person
correspondedWith Small, Curtis G., 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith United Citizens' Committee for Freedom of Residence in Illinois. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Oklahoma. Political Commercial Archive. corporateBody
associatedWith Warford, William S., 1921-2000. person
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Illinois
Illinois
Illinois--Chicago
Subject
Elections
Mental health
Prisoners
Advertising, political
Politics, Practical
Television advertising
Eulogies
Governor
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Birth 1908-08-15

Death 1976-05-09

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