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Abstract August C. French (1808-1864), a lawyer, politician, and land speculator, Governor of Illinois (1846-1853); Cassius M. Wicker (1846-1913), Frenchâs son-in-law, a railroad investor and executive; and their relatives in Illinois, Vermont, California, and New York. Frenchâs other offices included: receiver at the U.S. Land Office in Palestine, Illinois (1839-1846); State Bank Commissioner (1953-?); and McKendree College (Lebanon, Illinois) law professor. Wicker, born in Vermont, married...
Found in: Manuscript Collection
- Names: French-Wicker Family X