Green, John (IL State Representative)
Flourished: Greene County, Illinois
In July 1837, voters in Calhoun and Greene counties elected Green, a Democrat, to replace William Lane (resigned) as their representative in the Illinois House of Representatives. In August 1838, Green won reelection, serving until 1840. He was not a candidate for reelection in August 1840. In August 1842. Greene County voters returned him to House, where he served until his death in February 1843.
John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 205, 207, 211; Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 305, 320, 369.