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James Hutchinson Woodworth

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James H. Woodworth
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 2nd district
In office
Preceded byJohn Wentworth
Succeeded byJohn F. Farnsworth
12th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byJames Curtiss
Succeeded byJames Curtiss
Chicago City Council
In office
Illinois House of Representatives
In office
Illinois State Senate
In office
Personal details
Born(1804-12-04)December 4, 1804
Greenwich, Washington County New York
DiedMarch 26, 1869(1869-03-26) (aged 64)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Political partyIndependent Democrat Republican
Almyra Booth (m. 1842–1869)
ChildrenVirginia W Van Wyck, Julia M, Lucius B
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

James Hutchinson Woodworth (December 4, 1804 – March 26, 1869) was an American politician. He was in the Illinois State Senate and in the Illinois State House of Representatives. He was a Chicago Alderman. He was elected to consecutive terms as Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1848–1850) as an Independent Democrat. He was in the US House of Representatives for one term as a member of the Republican Party.

Woodworth was born on December 4, 1804 in Greenwhich, New York.[1] He was married to Almrya Booth from 1842 until his death in 1869. They had two children. Woodoworth died on March 26, 1869 in Chicago, Illinois from an illness, aged 64.

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  1. "James Hutchinson Woodworth". Chicago's Mayors. Chicago Public Library. 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-12.

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