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date: 18 October 2019

Raum, Green Berrylocked

(03 December 1829–18 December 1909)
  • Wilbur Miller


Raum, Green Berry (03 December 1829–18 December 1909), soldier and federal official, was born in Golconda, Illinois, the son of John Raum, a lawyer and politician, and Julia Cogswell Field. He attended public schools. In 1851 he married Maria Field, with whom he was to have ten children. After clerking in his father’s office, he was admitted to the bar in 1853. In 1856 he and his family joined the antislavery migration to Kansas, where Raum was active in supporting the free-state cause. He soon returned to Illinois and served as clerk of the state house of representatives. A supporter of ...

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