John Peter Altgeld
Born: 1847 in Westerwald, Germany
Died: 1902 in Joliet, Illinois Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Altgeld was governor of Illinois from 1893-1897. Biography: John 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.
ISBN: 1931082987 OCLC: 65521563 Library of America : New York : ©2006. Collects the unabridged texts of important speeches, including Patrick Henry's liberty or death speech, women's rights speeches by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Grover Cleveland's address dedicating the Statue of Liberty.
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ISBN: 1278097252 OCLC: 936233205 Nabu Press, [Place of publication not identified] : 2012.
|GOV. JOHN P. ALTGELD'S PARDON OF THE ANARCHISTS AND HIS MASTERLY REVIEW OF THE HAYMARKET RIOT ... (CLASSIC REPRINT).
ISBN: 1334296723 OCLC: 981164266 FORGOTTEN BOOKS, [S.l.] : 2016.
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ISBN: 1240001193 OCLC: 943239465 Gale Ecco, Making Of Mode, [Place of publication not identified] : 2010.
|The autobiography of Mother Jones /
ISBN: 0882861670 OCLC: 21041873 C.H. Kerr Pub. Co., Chicago : 1990.
|The mind and spirit of John Peter Altgeld :
ISBN: 0836918606 OCLC: 478955 University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 1960.