This John Reynolds served as gov. of IL1831-1834 as well as a congressman.His parents above emigrated from Ireland to Philadelphia in 1785.Later they are in TN near Knoxville. In 1800 they moved to Kaskaskia, IL.John opened his law practice in 1814 in the French Village of Cahokia, then the capital of St. Clair Co. IL.He was elected to the legislature in 1852.He died in Belleville in May 1865. He had no children according to my information. However, I am in search of his siblings.I am trying to connect him to my Reynolds family, since he is supposed to be related.