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William Kellogg

also known as Judge Kellogg

Congressman

William Kellogg, American congressman. member Illinois Ho; member United States Ho.

Background

Kellogg, William was born on July 8, 1814 in Kellogsville, Ohio, United States.

Career

Kellogg had served as an attorney, State Representative and Circuit Court Judge before winning election to Congress in 1856. He was called "Judge Kellogg" because of his six-year service as a Circuit Court Judge. After he was defeated for reelection in 1862, Kellogg had been promoted for Commissioner of Indian Affairs, but President Lincoln was reluctant to replace Commissioner William Dole.

Membership

Member Illinois Ho; member United States Ho.