Mayor of Chicago, 1905-1907
- Democratic Party
- Elected 38th mayor of Chicago April 4, 1905; defeated John Collins (Socialist), John Maynard Harlan (Republican) and Oliver Stewart (Prohibition)
- Inauguration: April 10, 1905
- Born October 12, 1853 in Waterville, Conn.
- Received law degree from Union College of Law (now Northwestern University) in 1877
- In 1881, married Miss Elizabeth Kelly of Chicago; together they had 13 children.
- Elected to circuit court bench in 1892
- Elected governor of Illinois in 1913 and served one term
- Became attorney for Cook County Board of Election Commissioners in 1930
- Published five-volume Illinois: The Heart of the Nation in 1933
- Died May 24, 1937 in Chicago
- Buried in Calvary Cemetery, Chicago
- "Edward F. Dunne, Ex-Governor and Mayor, Dies at 83." Chicago Daily Tribune, May 25, 1937, p. 7.
- Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, editors. Encyclopedia of Chicago. University of Chicago Press, 2004.