Acting mayor of Chicago, 1933
- Democratic Party
- Elected acting mayor (45th mayor) by City Council March 14, 1933 following the death of Mayor Anton Joseph Cermak
- Served 29 days as mayor before resigning April 13, 1933
- Inauguration: March 15, 1933
- Inaugural address text unavailable; comments reported in the Chicago Tribune
- Born January 12, 1877 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Graduated from Kent College of Law in 1899
- Took a job as assistant corporation counsel in 1902
- Married Mary Burke; they had no children.
- Elected alderman of 17th Ward in 1931
- Died the day before the election where he was an uncontested candidate for judge of the circuit court.
- Died June 3, 1934 in Chicago
- Buried in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery, Worth, Ill.
- "Ald. F. J. Corr, Former Acting Mayor, is Dead." Chicago Daily Tribune, June 4, 1934, p. 1.
- Chicago City Council. Journal of the Proceedings, April 13, 1933, p. 2.
- Evans, Arthur. "Ald. Corr is Acting Mayor." Chicago Daily Tribune, March 15, 1933, p. 1.
- Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, editors. Encyclopedia of Chicago. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
- "Obituary 1 -- No Title." Chicago Daily Tribune, June 5, 1934, p. 27.