Tom Weisner

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Tom Weisner (October 6, 1949 – December 28, 2018) was an American politician. He was the mayor of Aurora, Illinois from 2005 until 2016.[1] He worked for five years as a volunteer in the Peace Corps. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was born in Batavia, Illinois. He was re-elected in 2012, but in May 2015 announced his retirement.[2][3] He resigned in August 2016 due to poor health.[4]

Weisner died of colon cancer-related complications on December 28, 2018 in Aurora, aged 69.[5]

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  1. "Welcome To Aurora". City of Aurora. Retrieved September 6, 2012.
  2. "Three critical votes today - On the ballot: Aurora mayoral race, North Aurora village president, Oswego school referendum". The Beacon News. Newsbank. February 22, 2005. Retrieved December 6, 2008.
  3. Tribune, Chicago. "Aurora Mayor Thomas Weisner will not run for re-election". Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  4. Lord, Steve (November 1, 2016). "O'Connor sworn in as new Aurora mayor". Aurora Beacon News. Retrieved November 4, 2016.
  5. Lord, Steve (December 28, 2018). "Former Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner dies, remembered as 'true public servant'". Aurora Beacon News. Retrieved December 28, 2018.