John Wentworth

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John Wentworth
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 1st district
In office
1865–1867
Preceded by Isaac N. Arnold
Succeeded by Norman B. Judd
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 2nd district
In office
1853–1855
Preceded by Willis Allen
Succeeded by James H. Woodworth
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
1843–1851
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by Richard S. Molony
19th Mayor of Chicago
In office
1857–1858
Preceded by Thomas Dyer
Succeeded by John Charles Haines
21st Mayor of Chicago
In office
1860–1861
Preceded by John Charles Haines
Succeeded by Julian Sidney Rumsey
Personal details
Born March 5, 1815(1815-03-05)
Sandwich, New Hampshire, U.S.
Died October 16, 1888(1888-10-16) (aged 73)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic (1843–1855)
Republican (1857)
Spouse(s) Roxanna Marie Loomis
Residence Chicago, Illinois

John Wentworth (March 5, 1815 – October 16, 1888) was an American politician who served twice as the Mayor of Chicago.

Wentworth was born on March 5, 1815 in Sandwhich, New Hampshire.[1] He studied at Dartmouth College. He was married to Roxanna Marie Loomis. Wentworth died on October 16, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, aged 73.

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