Philip B. Fouke, U.S. Congress

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Philip Bond Fouke

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Birthplace: Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Illinois, United States
Death: October 03, 1876 (58)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Place of Burial: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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Son of Philip Fouke and Julia Ann Fouke
Brother of Lavinia Coghlan

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About Philip B. Fouke, U.S. Congress

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Philip Bond Fouke, a Representative from Illinois; born in Kaskaskia, Ill., January 23, 1818; attended the public schools and became a civil engineer; established and published the Belleville Advocate in 1841; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1845 and commenced practice in Belleville; prosecuting attorney for the Kaskaskia district (second circuit) 1846-1850; member of the State house of representatives in 1851; unsuccessfully contested the election of Lyman Trumbull to the Thirty-fourth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1863); was not a candidate for renomination in 1862; during the Civil War served as colonel of the Thirtieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and was wounded at the Battle of Belmont; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., and died there October 3, 1876; interment in Congressional Cemetery.

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Philip B. Fouke, U.S. Congress's Timeline

1818
January 23, 1818
Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Illinois, United States
1876
October 3, 1876
Age 58
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States