John Charles Mckenzie Edit Profile
Educational public schools. Read law in offices of Judge World Trade Hodson, Galena, Illinois.
Admitted to Illinois bar, 1890, and began practice at Elizabeth, Illinois. Director Elizabeth Exchange Bank.
The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.
As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.
Member Illinois House of Representatives, 2 terms, 1892-1896. Member Illinois State communications of Claims, 1896-1900. Member Illinois Senate, 3 terms, 1900-1911 (president pro tem.
1 term), resigned, 1911. Member 62d to 68th Congresses (1911-1925), 13th Illinois District. Mason, Odd.