Death of Governor Casey
We learn that Hon. Zadock Casey, of Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County,
in this State - father of Hon. Samuel K. Casey, of Joliet, died
after a brief illness yesterday.
Gov. Casey was a man of noble character and mind. He was one of
the most prominent men in the State, and one of the oldest residents.
He was Lieutenant Governor of this State some years ago, and has been
a member of Congress for several terms, and has filled other public
positions with signal ability.
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: September 8, 1862
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta