|17th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||Isaac Lawrence Milliken|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Dyer|
|Born||December 6, 1808
near Lexington, Kentucky
|Died||January 24, 1882
|Political party||American Party (Know-Nothings)|
|Spouse(s)||Louise M. Smith|
|Alma mater||Transylvania University|
Boone was born near Lexington, Kentucky. He studied at Transylvania University. Boone was married to Louise M. Smith. They had 11 children. In 1862, Boone was arrested and briefly held in Camp Douglas on suspicion that he had helped a Confederate prisoner to escape. Boone did not run for re-election in the mayoral election of 1856. Boone died on January 24, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois, aged 73.
References[change | change source]
- Levy, George (1999). To Die in Chicago: Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglas, 1862-65. Evanston, IL: Pelican Publishing. pp. 97. .
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