James Curtiss

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James Curtiss
11th Mayor of Chicago
In office
March 9, 1847 – March 14, 1848
Preceded byJohn Putnam Chapin
Succeeded byJames H. Woodworth
13th Mayor of Chicago
In office
March 12, 1850 – March 11, 1851
Preceded byJames H. Woodworth
Succeeded byWalter S. Gurnee
Personal details
BornMarch 29, 1806
Wethersfield, Connecticut
DiedNovember 2, 1859(1859-11-02) (aged 53)
Joliet, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Mary Kimball
ChildrenJames, Mary Kimball, Sarah, Lucy Maria, Elizabeth, Laura, Charles Chauncy, Laura Minnie, George Warren
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

James Curtiss (April 7, 1803 – November 2, 1859) was an American politician who was the Mayor of Chicago two times. He ran for the Democrat.

Curtiss was born on April 7, 1803 in Wethersfield, Connecticut.[1] He was raised in both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and in Chicago, Illinois. Curtiss died on November 2, 1859 in Joliet, Illinois from an illness, aged 53.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Mayor Curtiss at Chicago Public Library". Chicago Public Library. 2002. Retrieved 2011-01-22.

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