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Richard B. Ogilvie
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35th Governor of Illinois
In office
January 13, 1969 – January 8, 1973
Lieutenant Paul Simon
Preceded by Samuel H. Shapiro
Succeeded by Daniel Walker
Personal details
Born (1923-02-22)February 22, 1923
Kansas City, Missouri
Died May 10, 1988(1988-05-10) (aged 65)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dorthy Shriver
Alma mater Yale University
Profession Lawyer and Politician

Richard Buell Ogilvie (February 22, 1923 – May 10, 1988) was the 35th Governor of Illinois. He was governor from 1969 to 1973. Obilvie was wounded in World War II. In the 1960s, before becoming governor, he became known as the mafia-fighting sheriff of Cook County, Illinois.

Ogilvie was born on February 22, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri. He studied at Yale University. Ogilvie was married to Dorthy Shriver. They had no children. Ogilvie died on May 10, 1988 from a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois, aged 65.

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