William Butler Ogden
|William Butler Ogden|
|1st Mayor of Chicago|
|Succeeded by||Buckner Stith Morris|
|Born||June 15, 1805
Walton, New York
|Died||August 3, 1877
Fordham Heights, New York
|Spouse(s)||Mariana Arnot (m. 1875–1877) (his death)|
|Occupation||Real Estate Developer|
William Butler Ogden (June 15, 1805 – August 3, 1877) was the first Mayor of Chicago.
Ogden was born on June 15, 1805 in Walton, New York. He was married to Mariana Arnot from 1875 until his death in 1877. They had no children. Butler lost almost everything he had in the Great Chicago Fire. Butler died on August 3, 1877 in Fordham Heights, New York, aged 72.
References[change | change source]
- "William Butler Ogden". American Experience. PBS. 2003. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/chicago/peopleevents/p_ogden.html. Retrieved 2009-01-07.