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Samuel Harvey Shapiro
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34th Governor of Illinois
In office
May 21, 1968 – January 13, 1969
Lieutenant Vacant
Preceded by Otto Kerner, Jr.
Succeeded by Richard B. Ogilvie
38th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
In office
January 9, 1961 – May 21, 1968
Governor Otto Kerner, Jr.
Preceded by John William Chapman
Succeeded by Paul M. Simon (1969)
Personal details
Born April 25, 1907
Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
Died March 16, 1987 (aged 79)
Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney

Samuel Harvey Shapiro (born Israel Shapiro; April 25, 1907 – March 16, 1987) was the 34th Governor of Illinois, serving from 1968 to 1969. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Shapiro was born on April 25, 1907 in Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire. He was young when he immigrated to the United States. Shapiro was never married and had no children. Shapiro died on March 16, 1987 from a heart attack in Kankakee, Illinois, aged 79.

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