Individual Author Record
Name: John Peter AltgeldPen Name: None Genre: N/A Born: 1847 in Westerwald, Germany Died: 1902 in Joliet, Illinois
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Illinois ConnectionAltgeld was governor of Illinois from 1893-1897.
Biographical and Professional InformationJohn Peter Altgeld moved to Chicago where he founded a prosperous law firm that employed such rising stars as Clarence Darrow.He became the 20th Governor of the state of Illinois from 1893 until 1897. He was a leading figure of the Progressive movement, Altgeld improved workplace safety and child labor laws, and rejected calls in 1894 to break up the Pullman strike with force.
Selected Titles At Your Library
The mind and spirit of John Peter Altgeld :
ISBN: 0836918606. OCLC Number: University of Illinois Press,. Urbana :. 1960.
The autobiography of Mother Jones /
ISBN: 0882861670. OCLC Number: C.H. Kerr Pub. Co.,. Chicago :. 1990.