Fred A. Busse

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Fred A. Busse
39th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byEdward Fitzsimmons Dunne
Succeeded byCarter Harrison, Jr.
Personal details
Born(1866-03-03)March 3, 1866
Chicago, Illinois
DiedJuly 9, 1914(1914-07-09) (aged 48)
Chicago, Illinois
Resting placeGraceland Cemetery, Uptown, Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Josephine Lee (1902-1914)
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Fred Busse (March 3, 1866 – July 9, 1914) was the mayor of Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois, from 1907 to 1911.

Busse was born on March 3, 1866 in Chicago, Illinois.[1] He was secretly married to Josephine Lee from 1902 until his death in 1914. Busse died on July 9, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois from a heart disease, aged 48.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Men of Affairs: a gallery of cartoon portraits, Chicago Evening Post, 1906; page 154.
  2. "Fred A. Busse Dead". The New York Times. 1914-07-10.