The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Raum, Green Berry
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RAUM, rowm, Green Berry, American lawyer: b. Golconda, Ill., 3 Dec. 1829; d. Chicago, Ill., 18 Dec. 1909. He was admitted to the bar in 1853; removed to Kansas and served in the Union army in the Civil War, rising to the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers. He sat in Congress 1866-69; was commissioner of internal revenue 1876-83, and United States commissioner of pensions 1889-93. He published ‘The Existing Conflict between Republican Government and Southern Oligarchy’ (1884); ‘History of Illinois Republicanism’ (1900).