William Butler Ogden
|1st Mayor of Chicago|
|Preceded by||None - position created|
|Succeeded by||Buckner Stith Morris|
|Born||June 15, 1805|
Walton, New York
|Died||August 3, 1877 (aged 72)|
Fordham Heights, New York
Mariana Arnot (m. 1875–1877)(his death)
|Occupation||Real Estate Developer|
William Butler Ogden (June 15, 1805 – August 3, 1877) was the first Mayor of Chicago.
Ogden was born on June 15, 1805 in Walton, New York. He was married to Mariana Arnot from 1875 until his death in 1877. They had no children. Butler lost almost everything he had in the Great Chicago Fire. Butler died on August 3, 1877 in Fordham Heights, New York, aged 72.
References[change | change source]
- "William Butler Ogden". American Experience. PBS. 2003. Retrieved 2009-01-07.