Carter Harrison, Jr.

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Carter Harrison, Jr.
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37th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by George Bell Swift
Succeeded by Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne
40th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded by Fred A. Busse
Succeeded by William Hale Thompson
Personal details
Born (1860-04-23)April 23, 1860
Chicago, Illinois
Died December 25, 1953(1953-12-25) (aged 93)
Chicago, Illinois
Resting place Graceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Edith Ogden Harrison
Relations Carter Harrison, Sr. (father)
Children Carter Harrison V, Edith Ogden Harrison II
Residence Chicago, Illinois

Carter Henry Harrison, Jr. (April 23, 1860 – December 25, 1953) served as Mayor of Chicago (1897–1905 and 1911–1915). The City's 30th mayor, he was the first mayor actually born in Chicago. His father was mayor of Chicago, Carter Harrison, Sr..[1]

Carter was born on April 23, 1860 in Chicago, Illinois. His father, Carter Harrison, Sr. was already the mayor but was assassinated while in office. He was married to Edith Ogden. He had two children. Harrison died on December 25, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois from natural causes, aged 93.

References[change | change source]

  1. Abbot, Willis John (1895). "The Harrison Family". Carter Henry Harrison: A Memoir. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. pp. 1–23. 

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