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Pruyne, Peter

Died: 1838-XX-XX

Pruyne opened a drug store in Chicago, Illinois, in 1833. He was one of the original 1835 directors of the Chicago branch of the State Bank of Illinois. He won election to the Illinois Senate in 1836 but died before the end of his term.

A. T. Andreas, History of Cook County, Illinois (Chicago: A. T. Andreas, 1884), 292; Weston A. Goodspeed and Daniel D. Healy, History of Cook County, Illinois (Chicago: Goodspeed Historical Association, 1909), 2:93, 131, 206; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 205.