Richard J. Oglesby

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Richard J. Oglesby
Richard James Oglesby - Brady-Handy.jpg
c. 1875
14th Governor of Illinois
In office
January 16, 1865 January 11, 1869
Party political offices
Preceded by Republican nominee for Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
John M. Palmer
Preceded by Republican nominee for Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
Shelby Moore Cullom
Preceded by Republican nominee for Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
Preceded by Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
Preceded by Governor of Illinois
Succeeded by
U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. senator (Class 3) from Illinois
Served alongside: John A. Logan, David Davis
Succeeded by