Augustus Garrett

American politician (1801–1848)

Augustus Garrett (1801 – November 30, 1848) was an American politician who was the Mayor of Chicago, Illinois twice (1843–1844, 1845–1846) for the Democratic Party.

Augustus Garrett
7th Mayor of Chicago
In office
March 7, 1843 – April 2, 1844
Preceded byBenjamin Wright Raymond
Succeeded byAlson Sherman
9th Mayor of Chicago
In office
March 10, 1845 – March 3, 1846
Preceded byAlson Sherman
Succeeded byJohn Putnam Chapin
Personal details
Born1801 (month and day unknown)
New York City, New York
DiedNovember 30, 1848(1848-11-30) (aged 47)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Eliza Clark (?-1848) (his death)
ResidenceChicago, Illinois

Garrett was born in 1801 in New York City, New York. He was married to Elize Clark. They had no children. Garrett died on November 30, 1848 in Chicago, Illinois from a heart attack, aged 47.

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