Eugene V. Debs Trial
LYMAN TRUMBULL (1813-1896)
Member, Illinois Legislature (1840)
Illinois Secretary of State (1841)
Justice, Supreme Court of Illinois (1848)
United States Senator (1855)
-voted for acquittal of Pres. Andrew Johnson (1868)
- Submitted the resolution which became the 13th Amendment
President, State Bar Assn. of Illinois (1893)
"We took the
case to the Supreme Court of the United States. For this hearing, Mr.
Lyman Trumbull volunteered to argue it with us. He, like the rest of
us, received nothing but expenses for his services. "