Mayor of Chicago, 1846-1847
- Whig Party
- Elected 10th mayor of Chicago March 3, 1846; defeated Philo Carpenter (Liberty) and Charles Follansbee (Democrat)
- Inauguration: March 3, 1846; inaugural address not available
- Born April 21, 1810 in Rutland, Vt.
- Served as alderman of the 1st Ward before being elected mayor
- Better known as a merchant than a politician
- Vice president of the Chicago Board of Trade
- Died June 27, 1864 in Chicago
- Buried in Graceland Cemetery, Chicago
- Andreas, A.T. History of Chicago: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time. A.T. Andreas, 1884–86.
- "Death of an Old Citizen." Chicago Tribune, June 28, 1864, p. 4.
- Grossman, James R., Ann Durkin Keating and Janice L. Reiff, editors. Encyclopedia of Chicago. University of Chicago Press, 2004.