Karr, Thomas

Born: 1793-04-23

Died: 1878-09-10 Randolph, Illinois

Flourished: McLean County, Illinois

Karr was educated and studied medicine in Hamilton County, Ohio before moving to Illinois in 1835. He settled in Randolph, Illinois, where he established a successful livestock farm. Politically, Karr was a Democrat.

The History of McLean County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 466; Portrait and Biographical Album of McLean County, Ill. (Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887), 2:670; Gravestone, Heyworth Cemetery, Heyworth, IL.