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  • Dwight H. Green Collection

Dwight H. Green served as governor from 1941 until 1949. Prior to his time as governor, Green worked as a United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1931-1935 where he focused on fighting organized crime. He was part of the federal government's team of attorneys prosecuting Al Capone in 1931. Green unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Chicago in 1939.

Photographs in this collection include images of Green and his family during his time as Illinois governor.

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