William J. Stratton Article

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William Joseph Stratton (January 28, 1886 – May 8, 1938) was an American politician.

Born in Ingleside, Illinois, Stratton was a farmer and an Illinois state game warden. Illinois Governor William Stratton was his son. He served as a township supervisor and was a Republican. He served as first director of the Illinois Department of Conservation. From 1920 until 1933, Stratton served as Illinois Secretary of State. Stratton died in Ingleside, Illinois. [1] [2]

Notes

  1. ^ William Joseph Stratton-Database
  2. ^ 'Illinois Blue Book 1931-1932,' Biographical Sketch of William J. Stratton, pg. 94-95
Political offices
Preceded by
Louis L. Emmerson
Secretary of State of Illinois
1929–1933
Succeeded by
Edward J. Hughes