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  • ID: I341571
  • Name: William KELLOGG
  • RELA: 6th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 JUL 1814 in Kelloggsville, Ashtabula Co., OH
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois BET 4 MAR 1857 AND 3 MAR 1863
  • Death: 20 DEC 1872 in Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
  • Title: Hon.
  • Note:
    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.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Amos KELLOGG b: 17 JUN 1782 in Alford, Berkshire Co., MA
    Mother: Paulina DEAN b: 21 MAY 1782 in Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Lucinda Catherine ROSS b: in Canton, Fulton Co., IL
    • Married: 1843
    1. Has No Children William KELLOGG , Jr. b: 3 SEP 1844 in Canton, Fulton Co., IL
    2. Has No Children John KELLOGG b: 5 MAR 1848 in Canton, Fulton Co., IL
    3. Has No Children Paulina KELLOGG b: 8 JUL 1849 in Canton, Fulton Co., IL
    4. Has No Children Emily KELLOGG b: 8 AUG 1864 in Peoria, Peoria Co., IL
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