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  1. John Peter, 1847–1902, U.S. politician, born in Germany: governor of Illinois 1892–96: made controversial decision to pardon those convicted in Haymarket Riot.

Words Nearby Altgeld Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Altgeld in a sentence

  • The following letter was addressed to Mr. Pullman by Gov. Altgeld.

    The Pullman Boycott | W. F. Burns
  • All of the latter were pardoned by Governor Altgeld when he assumed office.

    The Greater Republic | Charles Morris
  • On the 6th of July, Governor Altgeld ordered out the state militia which soon engaged in some sharp encounters with the strikers.

    The Cleveland Era | Henry Jones Ford