Born: 1801-1810 New York
Died: 1836-12-27 Vandalia, Illinois
Flourished: Gallatin County, Illinois
In 1824, Graham married Lusinda Chilsom in Gallatin County, and they settled there. From 1831 to 1836, he purchased 330 acres of land in Gallatin County. Graham represented the county in the Illinois House of Representatives from the opening of the session on December 5, 1836, until his death on December 27, 1836.
Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Gallatin County, 14 August 1824, Illinois State Archives, Springfield; U.S. Census Office, Fifth Census of the United States (1830), Gallatin County, IL, 262; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Gallatin County, 110:11, 21, 26, 31, 65; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 205-06; Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL), 7 January 1837, 2:7; Illinois Senate Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 113.