Ninian Wirt Edwards
Ninian Wirt Edwards (April 15, 1809 – September 2, 1899) was an American politician.Born in Sangamon County, Illinois, Edwards was the son of Ninian Edwards the Illinois territorial and state Go...
Jim Ryan (politician)
James E. Ryan (born February 21, 1946) is an American politician who served two four-year terms as Illinois Attorney General. A career Republican, he received his party's nomination and ran unsuccessf...
Daniel Pope Cook
Daniel Pope Cook (1794 – October 16, 1827) was a politician, lawyer and newspaper publisher from the U.S. state of Illinois. The state's first Attorney General, and then congressman. Cook County, Ill...
George F. Barrett
George Francis Barrett (November 17, 1907 – December 2, 1980) served as Illinois Attorney General from 1941 to 1949.
George F. Barrett, Jr. hailed from a prominent Chicago family. His father Geor...
James Semple
James Semple (January 5, 1798 – December 20, 1866) was a United States Senator from Illinois.Born in Green County, Kentucky, he had some private education as well as public schooling before enli...
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Jesse B. Thomas, Jr.
Jesse Burgess Thomas, Jr. (July 31, 1806 – February 21, 1850) was born in Lebanon, Ohio and was an Illinois politician who served as the Illinois Attorney General from 1835–1836 and later on the state...
George Forquer
George Forquer (1794–1837) was a politician who served variously as an Illinois State Senator, Illinois' 5th Secretary of State (1825–1828) and Illinois 5th Attorney General (1829–1832). He was influe...
Roland Burris
Roland Wallace Burris (born August 3, 1937) is a former United States Senator from the state of Illinois and a member of the Democratic Party.In 1978, Burris was the first African-American elected to ...
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Otto Kerner, Sr.
Otto Kerner, Sr. (February 22, 1884 – December 13, 1952) was a Democratic Illinois Attorney General and a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. His son, Otto Kern...
Josiah Lamborn
Josiah Lamborn (January 31, 1809 – March 31, 1847) was the Attorney General of Illinois from 1840 to 1843 and was the chief prosecuting attorney in the trial of five defendants accused of murdering La...
Neil Hartigan
Neil F. Hartigan (born May 4, 1938) is an Illinois Democrat who has served as Illinois Attorney General, the 40th Lieutenant Governor, and a justice of the Illinois Appellate Court. Hartigan also wa...
Grenville Beardsley
Grenville Beardsley II (January 12, 1898 – June 3, 1960) was Attorney General of Illinois from 1959-1960.Beardsley was born January 12, 1898 in Salem, Iowa, the son of Frank Grenville Beardsley,...
Illinois Attorney General
The Illinois Attorney General is the highest legal officer of the state of Illinois in the United States. Originally an appointed office, it is now an office filled by election through universal suff...
Robert G. Ingersoll
Robert Green "Bob" Ingersoll (August 11, 1833 – July 21, 1899) was a lawyer, a Civil War veteran, political leader, and orator of United States during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his bro...
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Latham Castle
Latham Castle (February 27, 1900 – March 10, 1986) was a United States federal judge.Born in Sandwich, Illinois, Castle was in the United States Army towards the end of World War I, in 1918, an...
Lisa Madigan
Lisa Murray Madigan(born July 30, 1966) has been the 41st Attorney General of the US state of Illinois since 2003, when she became the first female attorney general for Illinois. She is a Democrat and...
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James A. McDougall
James Alexander McDougall (November 19, 1817 – September 3, 1867) was an American attorney and politician elected to statewide office in two U.S. states, then to the United States House of Repre...
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Samuel D. Lockwood
Samuel Drake Lockwood (August 2, 1789 – April 23, 1874) was an Illinois politician who served as the state's Attorney General, Secretary of State, and Supreme Court Justice.Lockwood was born in Poundr...
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