John Putnam Chapin

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John Putnam Chapin
10th Mayor of Chicago
In office
Preceded byAugustus Garrett
Succeeded byJames Curtiss
Personal details
Born(1810-04-21)April 21, 1810
Bradford, Vermont
DiedJuly 27, 1864(1864-07-27) (aged 54)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyWhig
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

John Putnam Chapin (April 21, 1810 – July 27, 1864) was an American politician. He was the Mayor of Chicago, Illinois (1846–1847). He was a member of the Whig Party.

Chapin was born on April 21, 1810 in Bradford, Vermont. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois. Chapin died on July 27, 1864 in Chicago from a heart attack, aged 54.[1]

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  1. "Death of an Old Citizen". Chicago Tribune. Chicago. 06-28-1864. Check date values in: |accessdate= and |date= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)