Edward J. Brundage

Edward J. Brundage was the Attorney General of Illinois from 1917 to 1925. Clarence Darrow faced Attorney General Brundage in court during several appeals including People v. Lloyd, 304 Ill. 23 (1922) involving the conviction of twenty members of the Communist Labor party for advocating the forceful overthrow of the government and People v. Bond, 281 Ill. 490 (1917) in which Isaac Bond, a black man, was convicted of murdering a white woman.