Henry Horner facts for kids
|28th Governor of Illinois|
January 9, 1933 – October 6, 1940
John Henry Stelle
|Preceded by||Louis L. Emmerson|
|Succeeded by||John Henry Stelle|
November 30, 1878|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||October 6, 1940
Winnetka, Illinois, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Residence||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
Henry Horner (November 30, 1878 – October 6, 1940) was an American-Democrat politician. He was the 28th Governor of Illinois, serving from January 9, 1933 through October 6, 1940, when he died in office. Horner was the first Jewish governor of Illinois. A park is named after, Horner Park.
Horner was born on November 30, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at the University of Chicago. He later came back to Chicago five months later. He died in Winnetka, Illinois on October 6, 1940, aged 61.
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