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Yates, Richard, Jr.



  • Existence: 1860-1936

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Yates Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BC716
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, notebooks, letterpress books, genealogy notes, manuscripts, speeches, news clippings, legal documents, and pamphlets document the careers and lives of Richard Yates, Sr. and his son, Richard Yates, Jr.  Richard Yates, Sr. (1815-1873) was an anti-slavery Republican who served as Governor of Illinois (1861-1865) during the Civil War.  Following his term as governor, the senior Yates served in the United States Senate from 1865-1871.  Richard Yates, Jr.  (1860-1936)...