Richard B. Ogilvie
|Richard B. Ogilvie|
|35th Governor of Illinois|
January 13, 1969 – January 8, 1973
|Preceded by||Samuel H. Shapiro|
|Succeeded by||Daniel Walker|
February 22, 1923|
Kansas City, Missouri
|Died||May 10, 1988
|Alma mater||Yale University|
|Profession||Lawyer and Politician|
Richard Buell Ogilvie (February 22, 1923 – May 10, 1988) was the 35th Governor of Illinois. He was governor from 1969 to 1973. Obilvie was wounded in World War II. In the 1960s, before becoming governor, he became known as the mafia-fighting sheriff of Cook County, Illinois.
Ogilvie was born on February 22, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri. He studied at Yale University. Ogilvie was married to Dorthy Shriver. They had no children. Ogilvie died on May 10, 1988 from a heart attack in Chicago, Illinois, aged 65.