Urquhart, John D.

b. in Virginia. Urquhart came to Springfield, Illinois, c. 1832 and practiced law. In 1839, he was briefly the law partner of Stephen A. Douglas when Douglas lived in Springfield.
Robert W. Johannsen Stephen A. Douglas (New York: Oxford University Press, 1973), 89; John Palmer, ed., The Bench and Bar of Illinois: Historical and Reminiscent (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1899), 1:180.