Walter S. Gurnee
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|Walter S. Gurnee|
|14th Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||James Curtiss|
|Succeeded by||Charles McNeill Gray|
March 9, 1813|
Haverstraw, New York, U.S.
|Died||April 18, 1903
New York City, New York, U.S.
Gurnee was born on March 9, 1813 in Haverstraw, New York. He was raised in Michigan and in Chicago. He was never married and had no children. Gurnee died on April 18, 1903 in New York City, New York from natural causes, aged 90.
References[change | change source]
- Pierce, Bessie Louise (2007). A History of Chicago: The Beginning of a City, 1673-1848. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp. 177.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Village of Gurnee, IL history page
- 1st Inaugural speech at Chicago Public Library
- 2nd Inaugural speech at Chicago Public Library