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Alexander Loyd

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Alexander Loyd
4th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byBenjamin Wright Raymond
Succeeded byFrancis Cornwall Sherman
Personal details
Born(1805-08-19)August 19, 1805
Orange County, New York
DiedMay 7, 1872(1872-05-07) (aged 66)
West Lyons, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)(her death)
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Alexander Loyd (August 19, 1805 – May 7, 1872[1]) was an American politician. He served one term as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1840 until 1841 for the Democratic Party.

Loyd was born on August 19, 1805 in Orange County, New York. He was raised in Chicago. He was married until her death. They had four children. Loyd died on May 7, 1872 in West Lyons, Illinois from heart failure, aged 66.


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  1. Chicago Tribune Obit, dated May 8, 1872, page 6.

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