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- Yates Family Collection
The Yates Family includes two Illinois Governors, Richard Yates, Sr. (1861-1865) and Richard Yates, Jr. (1901-1905). Each of these men went on to serve as elected officials at the federal level. Richard Yates, Sr. was an United States Representative from 1851-1855 and an United States Senator from 1865-1971. Richard Yates, Jr. served in the United States House of Representatives from 1919-1932.
The finding aid for the Yates Family Papers, 1789-1936 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum may be found at: http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25927.
Photographs in this collection include studio portraits of several small groups.
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