|Name||William E. Dever|
Chicago, Illinois , United States
|| March 13, 1862
|Died||September 03, 1929
Jul 22, 2015 04:07am
|Info||DEVER, William E(mmett) - attorney, banker, Democratic Mayor of Chicago. |
Born 3/13/1862 in Woburn MA; son of Patrick J. & Mary A. (Lynch) Dever.
Manufacturer of leather products, Woburn MA 1881-1884
Employee, White & Co., 1884-1886
Married Katherine E. Conway 1885; two sons.
Relocated to Chicago, where he worked for the firm Grey, Clark, and Engle 1886-1889
LL.B., Chicago College of Law, 1890, and admitted to the bar 1890
Member, Cook Co. (IL) Democratic Central Committee
Chicago Alderman (D-17th Ward) 1902-1910
Judge, Superior Court of Cook County 1910-1916
Justice, IL Court of Appeals 1916-1923
Mayor of Chicago 1923-1927; defeated for re-election 1926
Delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1924 and received honorary support for US President during the balloting
Trust Officer, Bank of America 1927-1929
Died 9/3/1929 in Chicago IL.
James T. Havel, U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, vol. 1, p. 157.