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Richard Joseph Daley

Richard Joseph Daley, American mayor of Chicago. Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, United States Conference Mayors (president 1959). Knights of Columbus, Moose, Elk.

Background

  • Daley, Richard Joseph was born on May 15, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Michael and Lillian (Dunne).

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, DePaul University, 1933.

    Career

    • Admitted to Illinois bar, 1933. Democratic member Illinois House of Representatives, 1936-1938. Illinois Senate 1939-1946.

      Director Revenue for State Illinois, 1948-1950. Clerk Cook County, 1950-1955. Mayor Chicago, 1955-1976.

      Chairman Democratic Party Cook County. Board of directors Valentine Boys Club. St. Joseph Home of Friendless.

    Membership

    Member American, Illinois, Chicago bar associations, United States Conference Mayors (president 1959). Knights of Columbus, Moose, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Guilfoyle, June 23, 1936. Children: Patricia, Mary Carol, Eleanor, Richard, Michael, John, William.
    • father: Michael .
    • mother: Lillian (Dunne).
    • spouse: Eleanor Guilfoyle
    • children: Patricia Daley
    • Mary Carol Daley
    • Eleanor Daley
    • Richard Daley
    • Michael Daley
    • John Daley
    • William Daley
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    Born March 15, 1902
    Died December 20, 1976
    (aged 74)
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