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Otto Kerner Family Papers

Identifier: MS-BC382
Abstract Illinois political family (Democrat) 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. He also served as United States District Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1947-1954 and County Judge of Cook County from 1955-1960. In 1968 he was appointed judge of the Federal Court of Appeals. He was...
Dates: Created: 1922-1976; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1992

William Feurer Collection of Governor Otto Kerner ephemera

Identifier: MS-SC3774
Overview William E. Fuerer (1934-2019) served in the U.S. Navy and worked for United Press International before joining the staff of Illinois Governor Otto Kerner in 1962. Fuerer was an Assistant Press Secretary and speechwriter during his time on Governor Kerner's staff. Collection consistes of six items printed during Governor Kerner's term in office (1961-1968) and from his memorial service (1976), including inauguration day programs as well as other booklets and pamphlets. Photographs...
Dates: 1961 - 1976

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