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Bond, Shadrack

Born: 1773 AD
Died: 1832 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1773 – Born on November 24th in Frederick, Maryland. American delegate from Illinois Territory.

1794 – Received a common-school education; moved to Kaskaskia, Ill. (then Indiana Territory).

1805-1808 – Engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the legislative council of Indiana Territory.

1812 – Elected a Delegate on October 10th when Illinois Territory was formed.

1814 – Served as receiver of public moneys in the general land office at Kaskaskia, Illinois.

1818 – When Illinois was admitted as a State into the Union Bond was elected its first Governor.

         – During his term the State Capitol was moved from Kaskaskia to Vandalia and a banking system was established.

1823 – Appointed register of the land office for the district of Kaskaskia on January 28th.

1832 – Died on April 12th in Kaskaskia, Randolph County, Illinois.