Fourth Mayor of Chicago
Frank, S.B. Chicago: Memorable Events and the Mayors We’ve Had. S.B. Frank, 1894. SPE CCW 41/14
- March 3, 1840
- Defeated Benjamin Wright Raymond (Whig)
- March 9, 1840: Inaugural Address
Term of Office
- August 19, 1805
- Orange County, N.Y.
- Builder and contractor who owned a lumberyard and was proprietor of a dry goods and grocery store
- Served as chief engineer of the Fire Department
- Served several years as alderman
- Was survived by four children; his wife preceded him in death
- May 7, 1872
- West Lyons, Ill.
- Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago
- Andreas, A.T. History of Chicago: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. A.T. Andreas, 1884–86.
- Chicago Tribune, May 8, 1872, p. 6.
- Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, editors. Encyclopedia of Chicago. University of Chicago Press, 2004.