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John Peter Altgeld

Politician (30-Dec-1847 — 12-Mar-1902)


Harry Barnard. Eagle Forgotten: The Life of John Peter Altgeld. Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1938. 484pp.

Henry M. Christman (editor). The Mind and Spirit of John Peter Altgeld: Selected Writings and Addresses. University of Illinois Press. 1960. 183pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.34)

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.38)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.26)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.12)

  8. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.22)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.14)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.19)

  11. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.28)

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