Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Jayne, William

Jayne, William, a Delegate from the Territory of Dakota; born in Springfield, Ill., October 8, 1826; completed preparatory studies at Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill., and was graduated from the medical department of the University of Missouri at Columbia in 1849; commenced the practice of medicine in Springfield; mayor of Springfield 1859-1861; member of the State senate in 1860 but resigned in 1861 to accept the appointment of Governor of Dakota Territory from President Lincoln; served as Governor 1861-1863; presented credentials as a Delegate-elect to the Thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1863, to June 17, 1864, when he was succeeded by John B. S. Todd, who contested his election; returned to Springfield and continued the practice of medicine; served three terms as mayor of Springfield during the period 1865 to 1880; appointed by President Grant pension agent atSpringfield and served from 1869 to 1873; resumed the practice of medicine; died in Springfield, Ill., on March 20, 1916; interment in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Jayne, William," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1368 1369. Original Sources, accessed August 14, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4U69CFDX29XJUYW.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Jayne, William." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1368, page 1369. Original Sources. 14 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4U69CFDX29XJUYW.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Jayne, William' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1368, pp.1369. Original Sources, retrieved 14 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4U69CFDX29XJUYW.