Bell, Victor B.
Died: 1867-09-15 New Orleans, Louisiana
Victor B. Bell was a prominent attorney, landowner, newspaper publisher, and Illinois state legislator from Wabash County, Illinois. From 1848 to 1852, Victor and his brother Robert were proprietors and publishers of the
Combined History of Edwards, Lawrence and Wabash Counties, Illinois (Philadelphia: J. L. McDonough, 1883), 125, 132, 135, 136, 247; Chicago City Directory Supplement, May 1856 (Chicago: Robert Fergus, 1856), 5; King V. Hostick, "Lincoln Seeks Patronage for Illinois Whigs: A New Letter," Lincoln Herald 71 (Winter 1969), 144; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 218; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Pope County, 105:156; Lawrence County, 291:243, 819:190; Wabash County, 105:155, 112:7, 296:259, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL.