Pueblo County, Colorado
Samuel W. Witwer

Contributed by Karen Mitchell

Samuel W. Witwer (c.1908-1998) -- also known as "Father of the Illinois Constitution" -- of Riverside, Cook County, Ill.; Kenilworth, Cook County, Ill. Born in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960; candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1960; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 1st District, 1969-70. Methodist. Member, American Judicature Society. Died, in a hospice at Evanston, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1998. Burial location unknown.

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