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Richard B. Ogilvie

Richard B. OgilvieAKA Richard Buell Ogilvie

Born: 22-Feb-1923
Birthplace: Kansas City, MO
Died: 10-May-1988
Location of death: Chicago, IL [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated, Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Illinois, 1969-73

Military service: US Army (tank commander, WWII)

Succeeded as Sheriff by Joseph Woods, brother of Rose Mary Woods.

[1] Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Wife: (one child)

    University: BA, Yale University (1947)
    Law School: LLB, Chicago-Kent College of Law (1949)

    Governor of Illinois (13-Jan-1969 to 8-Jan-1973)
    Illinois State Official President, Cook County Board of Commissioners (1967-69)
    Illinois State Official Sheriff, Cook County, IL (1963-67)
    US Justice Department Special Assistant to the US Attorney General (1958-61)
    Assistant US Attorney (1958-61)
    Wisconsin Central Transportation Corporation Initial Investor (1987-)
    Economic Club of Chicago
    Purple Heart

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