Historic Marker:

Dr. George Fisher (Gravesite)

 

County:

Randolph

Location:

The marker is located eight miles below Ruma at Dr. Fisher's gravesite. It is on St. Leo's Road, at the top of the hill from Bluff Road, about 100 yards south of St. Leo's Church.

N:

38į 01.395

W:

-089į 58.715

Erected:

1934

Erected By:

The Illinois State Historical Society

 

Marker Text:

George Fisher, early Illinois physician, served as sheriff of Randolph County, member of the first House of Representatives of Indiana Territory, Speaker of the House in the first and third Illinois Territorial Assemblies, 1812-1814, 1816-1818), and member of the first Illinois Constitutional Convention (1818). His body lies here.

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