Contributor biographical information for Freedom's champion--Elijah Lovejoy / Paul Simon ; with a foreword by Clarence Page.
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Paul Simon has been a senator from Illinois since 1985. Active politically since 1955, he served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985. He has also been a professional newspaper publisher and editor in Madison County, Illinois, where Alton is located.
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Lovejoy, Elijah P. -- (Elijah Parish), -- 1802-1837.
Abolitionists -- Illinois -- Alton -- Biography.
Riots -- Illinois -- Alton -- History -- 19th century.
Alton (Ill.) -- Biography.