Roswell B. Mason
20th Mayor of Chicago
Frank, S.B. Chicago: Memorable Events and the Mayors We’ve Had. S.B. Frank, 1894. SPE CCW 41/14
- November 2, 1869
- Defeated George W. Gage (Republican)
- December 6, 1869: Inaugural Address
Term of Office
- September 19, 1805
- New Hartford, N.Y.
- 1831: Married Miss Harriet L. Hopkins and had eight children
- Was mayor at the time of the Great Chicago Fire
- Was appointed to the Chicago Board of Public Works
- Served as trustee of the Illinois Industrial University (now the University of Illinois)
- Worked as a civil engineer especially with the railroads
- January 1, 1892
- Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago
- Andreas, A.T. History of Chicago: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. A.T. Andreas, 1884–86.
- Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, editors. Encyclopedia of Chicago. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
- Visitors Guide to Historic Rosehill. Rosehill Cemetery & Mausoleum, 1987.