Thomas E. Keane
Thomas E. Keane (1906 - 1996) was alderman of the 31st Ward of the City of Chicago. The son of alderman Thomas P. Keane and a member of the Democratic Party, he took his father's seat in the Chicago C...
Debra Silverstein
Debra Silverstein is the Alderman of the 50th Ward of the City of Chicago, Illinois. She defeated 38-year incumbent Bernard Stone in the 2011 runoff election, a race in which she was endorsed by Mayo...
Buckner Stith Morris
Buckner Stith Morris (August 19, 1800 – December 16, 1879) served as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1838–1839) for the Whig Party.Morris married Evelina Barker in Kentucky in 1832 and the couple mo...
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Archibald Carey, Jr.
Archibald James Carey Jr. (February 29, 1908 – April 20, 1981) was an American lawyer, judge, politician, diplomat and clergyman from the south side of Chicago. He was elected as a city alderman and ...
Arenda Troutman
Arenda Troutman (born 1957) was the Democratic alderman of the 20th Ward in Chicago. She was appointed to her position by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 1990, to fill a vacancy after the death of Alderman ...
Martin B. Madden
Martin Barnaby Madden (March 21, 1855 – April 27, 1928) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Born in Wolviston, County Durham, England, Madden immigrated to the United States with his parents...
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Leon Despres
Leon Mathis Despres (February 2, 1908 - May 6, 2009) was an American author, attorney and politician. He was best known as a long-time alderman in Chicago, where he regularly disagreed with then-mayor...
Ralph Metcalfe
Ralph Harold Metcalfe, Sr. (May 29, 1910 – October 10, 1978) was an American track and field sprinter and politician. He jointly held the world record in the 100-meter dash and placed second in that e...
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Howard Brookins Jr.
Howard Brookins Jr. is the Alderman of the 21st Ward of the City of Chicago. He was elected in 2003 and is currently serving his second term.
Brookins attended Mendel Catholic High School, Souther...
James Balcer
James A. Balcer (born June 24, 1950) is alderman of the 11th Ward of the City of Chicago (map). A member of the Democratic Party, he was appointed to the Chicago City Council by Mayor Richard M. Daley...
Monroe Heath
Monroe Heath (March 27, 1827 – October 21, 1894) was a U.S. politician. He served as mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1876–1879) for the Republican Party.Born in Grafton, New Hampshire, he t...
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Edward S. Salomon
Edward Selig Salomon (December 25, 1836 – July 18, 1913) was a German immigrant to the United States who served as a Union brigadier general in the American Civil War and later became governor o...
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Proco Joe Moreno
Proco Joe Moreno (born May 19, 1972) was appointed, to replace Manny Flores, as Chicago's 1st Ward Alderman by Mayor Richard M. Daley on March 26, 2010. The 1st Ward of Chicago incorporates areas incl...
Danny K. Davis
Daniel K. (Danny) Davis (born September 6, 1941) is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Davis was born in...
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Oscar Stanton De Priest
Oscar Stanton De Priest (March 9, 1871 – May 12, 1951) was an American lawmaker and civil rights advocate who served as a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1929 to 1935. He was the first Af...
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Freddrenna Lyle
Freddrenna Margaret Lyle serves as Judge of the First Municipal District of State of Illinois' Circuit Court of Cook County. Appointed on December 16, 2011 by all seven Illinois Supreme Court Justices...
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Shirley Coleman
Shirley Coleman is a former alderman of the 16th ward in Chicago; she was first elected in 1991. She lost a run-off election to Joann Thompson after coming in second in the 2007 general election.
James C. Murray
James Cunningham Murray (May 16, 1917 - October 19, 1999) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois from 1955-1957. He graduated from De Paul University Law School in 1940, and subsequently worked as a ...
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Timothy Cullerton
Timothy M. Cullerton is a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 38th Ward on Chicago's Northwest Side since he was appointed by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 2011.
Cullerton's father, T...
Michele Smith (politician)
Michele Smith (born February 12, 1955) is a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 43rd Ward on Chicago's North Side. The 43rd ward includes much of the Lincoln Park and a small portions...
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Deb Mell
Deborah L. "Deb" Mell is an American politician from Chicago. She is a Democrat and a member of the Chicago City Council, representing the 33rd ward. She previously served in the Illinois House of Rep...
Tom Tunney
Thomas M. Tunney (born August 22, 1955) is an American entrepreneur and politician from Chicago, Illinois. Since 2003, he has served as an alderman on the Chicago City Council. He represents the pro...
Michael Anthony Bilandic
Michael Anthony Bilandic (February 13, 1923 – January 15, 2002) was an Illinois politician who served as the 49th mayor of Chicago, Illinois and as Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Bilandi...
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George W. Collins
George Washington Collins (March 5, 1925 – December 8, 1972) was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois.
Collins was born in Chicago, and served with the Army...
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Latasha Thomas
Latasha Thomas is the alderman of the 17th Ward of the City of Chicago. She was appointed to that position by Mayor Richard M. Daley in 2000, subsequently elected in 2001 and re-elected in 2003 and 20...
Frank J. Corr
Frank J. Corr (Brooklyn, New York January 12, 1877 – June 3, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois) served as acting mayor of Chicago, Illinois in 1933, following the assassination of Anton Cermak. Corr was...