Sangamon County Circuit
1888 - 1896
Edward Cahill was born in St. Louis,
Missouri in August 3, 1853. He attended Kalamazoo College for 3
years. He was a resident of Springfield for 43 years.
He was of the Democrat party and spent 8 years as Deputy Clerk
in addition to his 8 year term as Circuit Clerk. The only
survivors of his death were two daughters, named Alice and
Catherine, both living at home at the time. He also served in
the 89th Infantry in 1862. He also served as an elected
member of the Board of Pardons in 1887.
Information from Illinois State Journal Register Springfield
Illinois April 7, 1917
Savannah Little researcher
Matthew Moseley researcher