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  • ID: I341631
  • Name: Charles Eugene FULLER
  • RELA: 7th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 MAR 1849 in Boone Co., IL
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois BET 4 MAR 1915 AND 25 JUN 1926
  • Death: 25 JUN 1926 in Rochester, Olmsted Co., MN
  • Event: Pic Charles Eugene Fuller
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    FULLER, Charles Eugene, a Representative from Illinois; born near Belvidere, Boone County, Ill., March 31, 1849; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Belvidere, Ill.; city attorney of Belvidere in 1875 and 1876; prosecuting attorney for Boone County 1876-1878; served in the State senate 1878-1882; member of the State house of representatives 1882-1888; again a member of the State senate 1888-1892; raised a provisional regiment for the war with Spain and was commissioned colonel of the Thirteenth Illinois Infantry by Governor Tanner; judge of the seventeenth judicial circuit 1897-1903; vice president of the People's Bank of Belvidere for many years; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1913); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress; elected to the Sixty- fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1915, until his death at a hospital in Rochester, Minn., June 25, 1926; chairman, Committee on Invalid Pensions (Sixty-sixth through Sixty-ninth Congresses); interment in Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, Ill.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Seymour FULLER b: 8 JUL 1817 in Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., VT
    Mother: Eliza Ann MORDOFF b: 17 AUG 1821 in Sherborne, Chenango Co., NY

    Marriage 1 Sadie MACKEY b: 9 JUL 1849
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