William Stratton

Former <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100500000000" title="Illinois" href="/topic/us/illinois-PLGEO100100500000000.topic">Illinois</a> Gov. William Stratton appears in U.S. District Court in Chicago on a tax evasion charge on Jan. 5, 1965. Tribune archvie photo dated Jan. 5, 1965. Stratton, who was the state's governor from 1953 to 1961, was accused of evading $46,676 in taxes on unreported income from 1957-60. But he was acquitted after a ten-week trial. Stratton died in 2001, and was a member of the Illinois Civil Service Commission at the time of his death.
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( Chicago Tribune / December 10, 2008 )

Former Illinois Gov. William Stratton appears in U.S. District Court in Chicago on a tax evasion charge on Jan. 5, 1965. Tribune archvie photo dated Jan. 5, 1965. Stratton, who was the state's governor from 1953 to 1961, was accused of evading $46,676 in taxes on unreported income from 1957-60. But he was acquitted after a ten-week trial. Stratton died in 2001, and was a member of the Illinois Civil Service Commission at the time of his death.

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