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Charles Eugene FULLER
U.S. Representative from Illinois
Source : Tim DOWLING
Born near Belvidere, Illinois, Fuller attended the common schools. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Belvidere, Illinois. He was city attorney of Belvidere in 1875 and 1876 and served as prosecuting attorney for Boone County, Illinois 1876-1878. He served in the State senate 1878-1882; a member of the State house of representatives 1882-1888 and again a member of the State senate 1888-1892.
Fuller raised a provisional regiment for the war with Spain and was commissioned colonel of the Thirteenth Illinois Infantry by Governor John Riley Tanner. He served as judge of the seventeenth judicial circuit 1897-1903. He served as vice president of the People's Bank of Belvidere for many years.
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