Richard J. Daley

Richard J. Daley
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Personal details
Born
Richard Joseph Daley

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Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, United States
DiedDecember 20, 1976(1976-12-20) (aged 74)
Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Resting placeHoly Sepulchre Cemetery Worth, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Eleanor "Sis" Daley (m. Template:Hover titleTemplate:Hover title)
(his death)
ChildrenRichard M. Daley, John P. Daley, Michael Daley, Patricia Martino, Mary Carol Vanecko, William M. Daley, Eleanor Daley
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
Alma materDePaul University

Richard Joseph Daley (May 15, 1902 – December 20, 1976) was an American politician who served for 21 years as the mayor of Chicago. He was one of the biggest bosses of the Democratic Party in the United States. At his time while being the mayor, he was one of the most well-known Irish-Americans. His son, Richard M. Daley was also the mayor of Chicago for 22 years. He is also the father of William M. Daley.

Daley was born in Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois.[1] He studied at DePaul University. He was married to Eleanor "Sis" Daley from 1936 until his death in 1976. They had 7 children. Daley died on December 20, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois from a heart attack, aged 74.

References

  1. "Richard J. Daley". Cook County Clerk. Retrieved 8 September 2010.

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