Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne

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Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne
24th Governor of Illinois
In office
Preceded byCharles S. Deneen
Succeeded byFrank O. Lowden
38th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byCarter Harrison, Jr.
Succeeded byFred A. Busse
Personal details
Born(1853-10-12)October 12, 1853
Watertown, Connecticut
DiedMay 24, 1937(1937-05-24) (aged 83)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Elizabeth J. Kelly (d.1928)

Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne (October 12, 1853 – May 24, 1937) was an American politician. He was the 24th Governor of Illinois from 1913 to 1917. He was Mayor of Chicago from April 5, 1905 to 1907.

Dunne was born on October 12, 1853 in Watertown, Connecticut.[1] He was raised in Peoria, Illinois and in Chicago, Illinois. Dunne was married to Elizabeth J. Kelly until her death in 1928. Dunne died on May 24, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, aged 83.

References[change | change source]

  1. Morton, Richard Allen. Edward F. Dunne: Illinois' Most Progressive Governor. ISHS, Winter 1990 edition. p. 218-234 [1] Archived 2010-08-03 at the Wayback Machine

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Public Transportation and the Failure of Municipal Socialism in Chicago, 1905-1907: [2]
  • Chicago and Municipal Ownership, by Edward F. Dunne, National Magazine, June 1905
  • "Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne". Find a Grave. Retrieved September 3, 2010.