Richard Yates Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Illinois College, 1880, A.M., 1883, Doctor of Laws, 1903. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1884.
Served as city attorney of Jacksonville, 1885-1891. County judge, Morgan County, 1894-1897. United States collector internal revenue, Springfield, Illinois, 1897-1900.
Governor of Illinois, 1901-1905.
Served as city attorney of Jacksonville, 1885-1891. Member Illinois State Public Utilities Commission, 1914-1916. Member 66th to 72d Congresses (1919-1933), at large, Illinois Lay delegate to General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Church, 1900.
Married Helen Wadsworth, October 23, 1888. Children: Catharine (Mistress.