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Fred Busse

Fred Busse, American former mayor. Member Republican State Committee, Cook County Republican Central Committee; Member Masons (32d degree), Hamilton, Marquette, Chicago Athletic, Press (life), Germania Männerchor Clubs.

Background

  • Busse, Fred was born on March 3, 1866 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Captain Gustave and Caroline (Gross) Busse.

  • Education

    • Public schools of Chicago.

    Career

    • Town clerk, Chicago; with Cook County sheriff's office. Chief clk North Town collector's office. Member 39th, 40th General Assembly State of Illinois, 1894-1898, member Sen., 1898-1902, treasurer, 1902-1906.

      Postmaster Chicago, 1906-1907. Mayor City of Chicago, 1907-1911.

    Membership

    Member Republican State Committee, Cook County Republican Central Committee. Member Masons (32d degree), Hamilton, Marquette, Chicago Athletic, Press (life), Germania Männerchor Clubs.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Lee, April 17, 1908.
    • father: Captain Gustave Busse
    • mother: Caroline (Gross) Busse
    • spouse: Josephine Lee
    Fred Busse
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    Died July 9, 1914
    (aged 48)
    • 1894 - 1998
      member, 39th
    • 1906 - 1907
      postmaster Chicago
    • 1907 - 1911
      mayor City of Chicago
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