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Rod Blagojevich becomes 40th Gov. of State of Illinois
GXP2003011308- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Jan 13 (UPI) --Former Governors of the State of Illinois (L to R) Jim Thompson, Jim Edgar and George Ryan, along with their wives, watch as new Governor Rod Blagojevich receives applause after delivering his Inaugural speech at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield, Ill. on Jan. 13, 2003. Blagojevich is the 40th Governor of the State of Illinois. rlw/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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Edgar speaking at EIU.

James Edgar (born July 22, 1946, Vinita, Oklahoma) is an American politician who was the Governor of Illinois from 1991 to 1999 and Illinois Secretary of State before that.

Edgar was born in Vinita, Oklahoma and was raised in Charleston, Illinois. He graduated from Charleston High School, attended Wabash College for one year before graduating from Eastern Illinois University, also in Charleston.

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