Eugene V. Debs Trial

1893

 

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. "
- The Story of My Life,
by Clarence Darrow

 

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