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Deacon William Bross
Deacon William Bross
TitleDeacon William Bross
DescriptionFrom text: "Among somewhat later arrivals (the men of the forties) the Hon. William Bross, ex-Lieutenant-governor and "deacon" extraordinary, easily took first rank, because--well, because he was "Deacon" Bross." William Bross (1813-1890) was a journalist and served as Lieutenant Governor. (Source: Encyclopedia of Chicago.) Image is undated but appears to be from the 1860s.
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject NameBross, William
Government officials
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleBygone days in Chicago; recollections of the "Garden city" of the sixties
Author of the BookCook, Frederick Francis
CollectionPicture Chicago
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