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Daley, Richard Joseph

Born: 1902 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors, Politician


1902 - Born in Chicago's South Side near the stockyards on the 15th of May.


1953 - Served as Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Central Committee.


1955-1976 - Elected mayor of Chicago.


1933 - Daley took night classes at DePaul University College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor.


1936 - Married Eleanor "Sis" Guilfoyle on 17th of June.


1966 - Martin Luther King, Jr. confronted the Daley machine when King attempted to take the Civil Rights Movement.


1968 - Castigated for his sharp rhetoric in the aftermath of rioting that took place after Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination.


1972 - Democratic nominee George McGovern threw Daley out of the Democratic National Convention.


1976 - On 20th of December, he suffered a massive heart attack while visiting his doctor's office and died at the age of 74.


Father of Richard Michael Daley





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