Altgeld



John Peter, 1847–1902, U.S. politician, born in Germany: governor of Illinois 1892–96: made controversial decision to pardon those convicted in Haymarket Riot.
Historical Examples

The following letter was addressed to Mr. Pullman by Gov. Altgeld.
The Pullman Boycott W. F. Burns

All of the latter were pardoned by Governor Altgeld when he assumed office.
The Greater Republic Charles Morris

On the 6th of July, Governor Altgeld ordered out the state militia which soon engaged in some sharp encounters with the strikers.
The Cleveland Era Henry Jones Ford

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