Kellogg, William

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Full name
William Kellogg
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
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Death Date Certainty
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Gender
Male
Race
White
Origins
Free State
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Government
Johnson Administration (1865-69)
US House of Representatives
State legislature
State judge

William Kellogg (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
KELLOGG, William, a Representative from Illinois; born in Kelloggsville, Ashtabula County, Ohio, July 8, 1814; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Canton, Fulton County, Ill.; member of the State house of representatives in 1849 and 1850; judge of the State circuit court 1850-1855; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth, and Thirty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1857-March 3, 1863); moved to Peoria, Ill., in 1864; appointed by President Andrew Johnson chief justice of Nebraska Territory in 1865, and served until 1867; collector of internal revenue for the Peoria (Ill.) district 1867-1869; moved to Mississippi in 1869, having been appointed to a judgeship under the prevailing provisional government; upon the readmission of Mississippi to representation he was an unsuccessful candidate to the Forty-first Congress in 1869 and shortly afterward returned to Illinois; died in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., on December 20, 1872; interment in Springdale Cemetery.
"Kellogg, William," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=K000068.
How to Cite This Page: "Kellogg, William," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/17587.