William Henry Bissell

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William Henry Bissell
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11th Governor of Illinois
In office
January 12, 1857 March 18, 1860
Party political offices
First Republican nominee for Governor of Illinois
1856
Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 1st congressional district

1849–1853
Succeeded by
Preceded by
District created
Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th congressional district

1853–1855
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Governor of Illinois
1857–1860
Succeeded by