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John Riley Tanner
Birth: Apr. 4, 1844
Warrick County
Indiana, USA
Death: May 23, 1901
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

21st Illinois Governor. He served as Governor of Illinois from 1897 to 1901. During the Civil War he enlisted in the Union Army, and served in the 98th Illinois Volunteer Infantry in 1863. In 1880 he was elected State Senator and later served as State Treasurer and then Assistant United States Treasurer. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lauretta Ingraham Tanner (1847 - 1887)*
  Cora Edith English Tanner (1853 - 1946)*
 
 Children:
  Lulu Tanner Barnes (1867 - 1920)*
  J. Mack Tanner (1868 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 31, Lot 1
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 1999
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John Riley Tanner
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John Riley Tanner
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John Riley Tanner
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